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Home Composting: Its Time Has Come

Home Composting: Its Time Has Come

Brenda Platt

April 2, 2021

Spring is always a great time to get started with composting, and there arguably has never been a better time to consider how to grow food and compost at home — it's an opportunity to support healthy local soils and protect local food production and distribution. Schools, congregations, gardening groups, climate activists, and local g  READ MORE


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Statement on the Introduction of the COMPOST Act  

Proposed Federal Compost Act to Create $2 Billion in Funding over 10 Years

Proposed Federal Compost Act to Create $2 Billion in Funding over 10 Years

Sophia Jones

July 16, 2021

Currently, no federal policy exists that encourages or provides resources to mobilize a national composting effort, though several states do have policies that support and recognize the benefits of composting. The Cultivating Organic Matter through the Promotion of Sustainable Techniques  READ MORE


Growing a Regenerative Food System — Episode 130 of Building Local Power

Growing a Regenerative Food System — Episode 130 of Building Local Power

Jess Del Fiacco

July 8, 2021

Host Jess Del Fiacco is joined by ILSR's Linda Bilsens Brolis and Amanda Cather of the Million Acre Challenge to discuss regenerative agriculture.  READ MORE


4 New Maryland Laws to Spur Local Composting

4 New Maryland Laws to Spur Local Composting

Brenda Platt

June 22, 2021

ILSR has actively worked with state officials and legislators for years to move Maryland forward on composting wasted food and other organics. Now, four new bills recently became law that will further advance composting in Maryland.  READ MORE


Infographics: Compost for a Better Planet

Infographics: Compost for a Better Planet

Brenda Platt

May 7, 2021

Composting cuts waste, enhances soil, protects the climate, and builds community (including jobs). Use our new graphics to share these benefits!  READ MORE