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Home Composting: Its Time Has Come

Home Composting: Its Time Has Come

Virginia Streeter

April 22, 2020

Spring has sprung and gardening season is under way. At the same time, most people are sheltering at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many are looking for safe outdoor activities or safe ways to secure fresh produce. This is a good time to consider how to grow food and compost at home.  READ MORE


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Implementing COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Food Scrap Drop-Off: Spotlight on the Community Compost Depot at Frey Gardens in Providence

Implementing COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Food Scrap Drop-Off: Spotlight on the Community Compost Depot at Frey Gardens in Providence

Virginia Streeter

May 21, 2020

On this episode, ILSR’s Brenda Platt dialogues with Michael Bradlee, President of Earth Appliance Organics in Providence, Rhode Island, to discuss how one community composter is continuing to collect and compost food scraps with new safety protocols in place.  READ MORE


Webinar Resources – Composting at Home: An Introduction to the Basics

Webinar Resources – Composting at Home: An Introduction to the Basics

Virginia Streeter

May 8, 2020

There’s never been a better time for home composting. Watch our webinar recording to learn how to successfully compost at home. The speakers covered the basics of hot composting outside and worm composting (or vermicomposting) inside.   READ MORE


ILSR’s Community Composting Work Featured in Short Film

ILSR's Community Composting Work Featured in Short Film

Jess Del Fiacco

May 8, 2020

Brenda Platt, Director of ILSR's Composting for Community initiative, was interviewed in a recent short film produced by NRDC.  READ MORE


DIY and Reusable Masks

DIY and Reusable Masks

Virginia Streeter

April 16, 2020

To protect against transmission of COVID-19, face coverings are critical. Given the shortage of N95 masks and their priority for frontline healthcare workers, we are providing this resource page on DIY mask making.  READ MORE


COVID-19 Resources for Composters & Food Scrap Collectors

COVID-19 Resources for Composters & Food Scrap Collectors

Virginia Streeter

April 16, 2020

Resources to help food scrap collectors and composters respond to evolving conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will update this resource page and welcome feedback and suggestions.  READ MORE