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ILSR Convenes the 5th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

| Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Jan 8, 2018 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:

Best Practices in Community Composting Workshop
Monday, January 22, 2018

Cultivating Community Composting Forum 2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

These events will bring together composters to network, share best practices, and build support for community-scale composting systems and enterprises. The Cultivating Community Composting Forum 2018 is the 5th national forum sponsored by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and BioCycle.

Community composters, please join us! While our scholarship deadline has passed, we can still secure the community composter registration rate for you. Email Virginia Streeter at


Learn more about community composting, check out our Composting for Community podcast, our new video featuring past attendees, and our other composting resources.

Email to join the Community Composting Coalition.


Thank you so much to our current sponsors!


Last year’s community composter group in Los Angeles.

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