Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix E – Videos, Program Websites, and Miscellaneous

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. Appendix E features additional materials and resources from the communities profiled. Videos Austin Home Composting Online Class LA County Smart Gardening … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix D – Sample Ordinances

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. The report has an extensive chapter discussing the pros and cons of ordinances on home composting. Appendix D features ordinances from … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix C – Reports on Local Programs

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. Appendix C features program reports from several communities, including some of those profiled. Austin Composting Rebate Program Analysis 2014 Austin Composting … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix B – Sample Print Educational Materials

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. Appendix B features sample print educational materials from the communities profiled. Los Angeles Backyard Composting Information Sheet Los Angeles Worm Composting … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard Report: Appendix A – Sample Outreach Materials

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. Appendix A features sample outreach materials from the communities profiled. Austin Home Composting Rebate Application LA County Altadena Newsletter 2015 … Read More

Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Government

Date: 22 May 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The report, Yes! In My Backyard: A Home Composting Guide for Local Governments, profiles 11 home composting programs (10 in the United States, 1 in Canada) and is a guide for local governments starting their own programs. It makes the case that home composting should be a central component of every community’s residential food waste reduction strategy. The guide is not intended as a manual on how to compost at home.… Read More

Washington, D.C. Home Composting Bill Unanimously Passes City Council

Date: 2 May 2018 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On May 1, 2018, Bill B22-0501 – Home Composting Incentives Amendment Act of 2018 unanimously passed the D.C. City Council. ILSR has supported and worked on this bill since it was first introduced by City Councilmember Mary Cheh. Home composting is an important part of any community’s strategy to recycle food scraps and yard trimmings. By cutting waste set out at the curb for municipal collection, home composting will save the City avoided costs in hauling and disposal site tipping fees. At the same, residents will enrich the soil in their own yards.… Read More

Webinar Resources: Using Bokashi in Community Composting — What, Why, How, Who

Date: 30 Apr 2018 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Bokashi fermentation utilizes a variety of by-products – such as leaves, sawdust, husks, bran, other grains – inoculated with beneficial microbes to ferment kitchen waste.… Read More

A Tribute to David Buckel: Community Composting Giant, Champion for Equality

Date: 14 Apr 2018 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

It is with deep sadness that I share the news of David Buckel’s passing. This morning David set himself on fire in Brooklyn, New York, in protest for people to lead less selfish lives as a way to protect the planet. He was a prominent lawyer in the fight for gay rights. But he was also a nationally renown pioneer in community composting.… Read More

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