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Healthy Soils and Compost Policy Guide: Synergies and Opportunities

Date: 27 Oct 2023 | 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

Community Composter versus Incinerator in South Florida

Date: 28 Sep 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

What do we lose when we no longer have control over what happens to the waste we produce? In this episode of the Composting for Community Podcast, we speak to Melissa Corichi of Let It Rot, a community composting business in Palm Beach County in South Florida about her battle against the incinerators in her community.
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Compost at Home! ¡Taller del Compostaje Casero! Sign Up for Free, Virtual Home Composting Workshops

Date: 30 Aug 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

There’s never been a better time for home composting. Sign up for one of our 1-hour virtual home composting workshops this September. One workshop is offered in Spanish.… Read More

Composting for Food Sovereignty in Atlanta

Date: 21 Mar 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

What role does composting play in subverting barriers to local food sovereignty? In this episode of the Composting for Community Podcast, we are joined by Khari Diop, an environmental educator, food security activist, and fifth-generation food grower from Atlanta.
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Reintroduced Maryland Bill on Waste Reduction and On-Farm Composting

Date: 9 Mar 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s Composting for Community team has worked closely with Delegate Regina T. Boyce to introduce the Solid Waste Disposal and Diversion and On-Farm Composting and Compost Use bill (HB 1070) for Maryland’s 2022 legislative session.… Read More

7th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum & Field Day

Date: 7 Mar 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In January 2023, ILSR convened the 7th National Cultivating Community Composting (CCC) Forum in Ontario, California, in collaboration with the US Composting Council and its annual conference and trade show. View presentations. … Read More

Community Composters Make Their Mark on Industry at National Conference

Date: 23 Feb 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s 7th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum and Field Day brought together 160+ community composters (and those who love them) to network, share best practices, and make their voices heard in the larger composting industry. The events were held in conjunction with the US Composting Council’s COMPOST2023 in Ontario, California.… Read More

Poster in Spanish: What is Composting?

Date: 20 Dec 2022 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Composting is a process driven by organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye, that transforms raw materials into a valuable soil amendment. Use our new poster to share the magic of compost with your community!… Read More

Webinar Series: Government Support for Community Composting

Date: 18 Nov 2022 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Are you a local government interested in reducing and recycling wasted food and curious to learn how you can help spur community-scale composting? Or perhaps you are a community-oriented composter or micro hauler searching for public-private partnerships. This webinar series is for you! View the recordings now!… 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

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