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Featured Article, Event filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Dec 11, 2017

ILSR Convenes the 5th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/ccc-2018/

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 travel scholarship deadline has passed, we can still secure the community composter special registration rate for you. Email Virginia Streeter at vstreeter@ilsr.org.

Cultivating Community Composting ForumCCC Forum Agenda

Best Practices in Community Composting WorkshopCCC Workshop Agenda

Sponsor the Forum and Workshop! Event Sponsorship Form  Any amount is welcome!

Donate to the Scholarship Fund: ioby Crowdfunding Campaign for Community Composters

See participating organizations: here!

We’ve launched a crowdfunding campaign to help enable community composters to attend the these events! Contributions will go into our 2018 CCC scholarship fund to help us bring dozens of community composters to the event who normally could not attend due to the expense of travel – especially composters from underserved areas. With your help we can cover their travel, registration, and workshop costs! Please consider donating today!

US Composting Council (USCC) Conference & Trade Show: Compost2018 Event Page

Presentations from last year’s CCC Forum: Click here.

 

Thank you so much to our current sponsors!

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Featured Article, Resource filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Dec 8, 2017

Composter Catalyzes a Movement in Her Community — Episode 3 of the Composting for Community Podcast

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/composter-catalyzes-a-movement-in-her-community-episode-3-of-the-composting-for-community-podcast/

Welcome to the Composting for Community podcast! We’re kicking things off with a special 4-episode promotional mini-series for the upcoming 5th National Cultivating Community Composting (CCC) Forum and Workshop in Atlanta. We’ve launched a crowdfunding campaign to help enable community composters to attend the 2018 CCC Forum! Contributions will go into our scholarship fund to… Continue reading

Featured Article filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Nov 2, 2017

Smashing (& Composting) Pumpkins

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/smashing-composting-pumpkins/

Smash and compost your pumpkins! One day pumpkin composting will be as common as Christmas tree recycling. If you backyard compost, add your pumpkin. Remove candles, wax and any decorations. Don’t compost pumpkins with paint or glitter. It helps if you smash or cut pumpkin into several pieces (as opposed to one whole pumpkin), but… Continue reading

Featured Article, Resource filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Dec 1, 2017

Pedal-Powered Composters Support The Local Food Movement — Episode 2 of the Composting for Community Podcast

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/pedal-powered-composters-support-the-local-food-movement-episode-2-of-the-composting-for-community-podcast/

Welcome to the Composting for Community podcast! We’re kicking things off with a special 4-episode promotional mini-series for the upcoming 5th National Cultivating Community Composting (CCC) Forum and Workshop in Atlanta. We’ve launched a crowdfunding campaign to help enable community composters to attend the 2018 CCC Forum! Contributions will go into our scholarship fund to help… Continue reading

Featured Article, Event filed under Composting, Waste to Wealth | Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Sep 27, 2017

ILSR Sponsors the 5th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum, Scholarship Fund Announced

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/ccc-2018-scholarships/

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… Continue reading