Healthy Soils and Compost Policy Guide: Synergies and Opportunities

Date: 22 Apr 2024 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This Healthy Soils and Compost Policy Guide is designed for advocates, policymakers, and curious minds to explore a menu of policy avenues to address the critical need to both build soil health and divert organic materials from disposal via compost.… Read More

Public Comments on EPA’s Waste Reduction Model (WARM)

Date: 26 Feb 2024 | posted in: Composting, environment, governance, waste - composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Help us improve E.P.A.’s measurements to compare the climate impacts of materials management practices. They are accepting public comments on the Waste Reduction Model (WARM), a tool that influences policy, regulation, funding, and more. See here for ILSR’s recommendations and guidance to submit your comment before March 15, 2024.… Read More

Media Release: New Survey Reveals Community Composting is a Rapidly Growing Sector in the Recycling Industry

Date: 22 Mar 2023 | posted in: Composting, Press Release, waste - composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The community composting sector could create nearly as many new jobs as currently exists in the coal mining industry, according to the new report released by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR).… Read More

ILSR Supports Community Composting in Baltimore

Date: 11 Nov 2022 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s (ILSR) Composting for Community Initiative has collaborated with partners in Baltimore to advance scalable, community-driven composting sites, aiming to shift leadership, power, and resources to the community level. This article showcases the progress made and challenges faced in our work with Community Composters in Baltimore.… Read More

ILSR Convenes the 7th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

Date: 11 Oct 2022 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In collaboration with the US Composting Council (USCC), the Institute for Local Self-Reliance announces a forum and field day for community composters to be held in conjunction with USCC’s International Conference and Trade Show, COMPOST2023, in Ontario, CA.… Read More

Media Release: New Guide Helps Home and Community Composters Prevent Rats

Date: 29 Aug 2022 | posted in: Composting, Press Release, waste - composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A newly released guide from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) aims to support composters at community gardens, schools, urban farms, and other community venues in successfully managing their composting process to prevent attracting rodents.… Read More

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