Report: Baltimore’s Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste

ILSR worked with Zero Waste Associates to co-author Baltimore’s Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste. The plan provides a step by step guide to transitioning the city away from incineration and toward recycling, composting and reuse, which will expand the economy by 1,800 jobs within two years. … Read More

Composting Helps Nourish Communities in the U.S. and Beyond (feat. ECO City Farms)

Date: 3 Feb 2020 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, host Linda Bilsens Brolis is joined by Benny Erez of ECO City Farms, her composting mentor. Benny talks about the role ECO City Farms plays in providing affordable fresh produce in two food insecure neighborhoods near Washington, D.C. We discuss his compost training work locally in the D.C. Metro Area and abroad in Zambia, Ghana, and Palestine.… Read More

How Local Composting Can Transform Washington, D.C. (feat. Loop Closing)

Date: 18 Dec 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, host Linda Bilsens Brolis is joined by Jeffrey Neal of Loop Closing. They discuss his vision for how small-scale, hyper-local composting can handle all of the food waste produced in Washington, DC, and the support needed to realize it.… Read More

How Composting Helped Make Filbert Street Community Garden the Wakanda of South Baltimore (feat. Baltimore Compost Collective)

Date: 25 Nov 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, host Linda Bilsens Brolis is joined by Marvin Hayes of the Baltimore Compost Collective. Marvin and Linda talk about how the Baltimore Compost Collective is empowering and employing local youth while also creating a model that can be replicated throughout the City of Baltimore to create a distributed composting infrastructure. … Read More

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: Carbon Farming Trials in Colorado

Date: 6 Nov 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

For the fifth webinar of the series, we are joined by Dan Matsch of Eco-Cycle and Mark Easter of Colorado State University’s Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory (NREL). … Read More

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Date: 30 Oct 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

View this webinar recording to learn about SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods), which has been incubating climate-positive sanitation solutions in frontline communities across Haiti to mitigate the environmental impacts of poor waste management and offer a restorative alternative to traditional sanitation practices. … Read More

Community Composting and the Power of Youth (Feat. Red Hook Community Farm)

Date: 29 Oct 2019 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode, Domingo Morales and Kenneth Young of Red Hook Community Farm talk about the power of being exposed to urban agriculture and composting at a young age and the importance of getting the community involved in your composting project.… Read More

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