NSR School Composting Project Spotlight

Date: 29 Sep 2015 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

To fulfill the community service requirements of the NSR Advanced Composter training course, Karim developed a composting program at Stokes School which is now processing 150 gallons per week of the school cafeteria’s food scraps. He trained students to help collect and compost the food scraps, and also teaches hands-on compost-focused lessons, helping teachers meet the requirements under the New Generation Science Standards. … Read More

Neighborhood Soil Rebuilders in Action

Date: 31 Aug 2015 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A widespread overdependence on centralized, far-away and large-scale composting facilities persists, making it harder to return finished compost and the many benefits it provides back to the community for use. Fortunately for us, composting is something that we can start doing immediately at home, schools, institutions, community gardens and farms to start rebuilding our soils —as long as we do so thoughtfully. … Read More

Nebraska is Composting for Community

Date: 27 Jul 2015 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The ILSR Composting for Community Project is working with WasteCap Nebraska’s Zero Waste Programs to develop a Nebraska-focused advanced community-level composter training based on the Neighborhood Soil Rebuilders Composter Training Program, a partnership between ILSR and ECO City Farms. This collaboration is helping to build a community of trained composters in Nebraska.… Read More

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