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Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Virginia Streeter

November 27, 2018

Bike-powered food scrap collectors are one of the fastest growing sectors of the food recovery industry. Join this webinar to learn more about them!  READ MORE


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2018 World Soil Day: Compost Adds Organic Matter for Healthy Soil

2018 World Soil Day: Compost Adds Organic Matter for Healthy Soil

Brenda Platt

December 4, 2018

December 5th is World Soil Day, a good day to celebrate the power of COMPOST to enhance soil fertility, structure, water-holding capacity, and carbon sequestration. Healthy soils contain 5% organic matter and compost is the best way to add organic  READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Virginia Streeter

November 27, 2018

Bike-powered food scrap collectors are one of the fastest growing sectors of the food recovery industry. Join this webinar to learn more about them!  READ MORE


Support the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum!

Support the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum!

Virginia Streeter

November 12, 2018

Contributions will primarily cover our scholarship fund, but also our networking reception, printed agendas/materials, and other direct expenses. The scholarship fund will help us bring more community composters to the event – especially from underserved urban areas – and cover the  READ MORE


ILSR Convenes the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

ILSR Convenes the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

Virginia Streeter

November 12, 2018

ILSR is convening the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum in NYC next May. These events will bring together community composters (and those who love them) to network, share best practices, and build support for community-scale composting systems and enterprises.  READ MORE


Time-Lapse Video of Baltimore Bin Build

Time-Lapse Video of Baltimore Bin Build

Virginia Streeter

October 31, 2018

In 2017, ILSR launched the Baltimore Compost Collective, a food scrap collection and composting service that is employing local youth in Curtis Bay. Read more about the project here. This year we helped organize a community bin-build of a second  READ MORE