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Community Composters Attending the 5th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

| Written by Virginia Streeter | No Comments | Updated on Dec 12, 2017 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

In collaboration with the US Composting Council (USCC) and BioCycle, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance announces two events to be held in conjunction with the USCC’s International Conference and Trade Show, COMPOST2018, in Atlanta:



View the full event page here.

These events will bring together composters to network, share best practices, and build support for community-scale composting systems and enterprises. Over 30 organizations from across the country will be attending. Please join us! Attending organizations include:

Apple Rabbit Compost — Jacksonville, FL
Atlas Organics — Roebuck, SC
Bennett Compost & The Compost Coop — Philadelphia
BK ROT — Brooklyn, NY
Bootstrap Compost — Boston
Common Compost — Oakland, CA
Common Ground Compost — New York City
Community Compost Company & Hudson Soil Company — New Paltz, NY
Compost+Company — New York City

Compost Nashville — Nashville, TN

CompostNow — Raleigh, NC
Compostwheels — Atlanta
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County — Tompkins County, NY
Crown Town Compost — Charlotte, NC
East Capitol Urban Farm / University of the District of Columbia — Washington, D.C.
Eco-city Farms — Prince George’s County, Maryland
Eco-cycle — Boulder, CO
Fertile Ground — Oklahoma City
Food Well Alliance — Atlanta
FoodPLUS Detroit — Detroit
GRAS (Green Restaurants Alliance Sacramento) — Sacramento
Greenbelt Zero Waste Circle — Greenbelt, MD
Grow Eat Repeat — Savannah, GA
Institute for Local Self-Reliance — Washington, D.C.
Java’s Compost — South Orange, NJ
Key City Compost — Frederick, MD
L.A. Compost — Los Angeles
Let Us Compost — Athens, GA
Loop Closing — Washington, D.C.
Mayflor Farms — Stockbridge, GA
MIFFS Women in Ag Farm Development Center — Flint, MI
NYC Compost Project hosted by Lower East Side Ecology Center — New York City
OffBeet Compost — Greater Lowell, MA
Peels and Wheels Composting LLC — New Haven, CT
Roots Compost LLC — Lawrence, MA
Rust Belt Riders — Cleveland
Scraps — Denver
Soilful City — Washington, D.C.
Suncoast Compost — Riverview, FL
Sunshine Community Compost — Brandenton, FL
Sustainable Community Farms — Detroit
Terra Nova Compost Cooperative — Atlanta
The Composting Network — New Orleans
Think Green Inc. —Atlanta
Tilthy Rich — Durham, NC
Urban Conservation Training Institute — Atlanta
Urban Food Loop — Little Rock, Arkansas

Scraps—one of the organizations attending—is a bicycle-powered food waste collection service in Denver.