Composters Dreaming, Investors Scheming

Date: 3 May 2023 | posted in: Building Local Power | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In this episode of Building Local Power, three community composters detail how the biggest challenge in developing their program is funding. Jessica Toth joins the second half of the episode to outline how the very people implementing solutions to lessen our carbon footprint — while providing jobs and education in a circular food system — are underfunded.… Read More

Figures from A Growing Movement: 2022 Community Composter Census

Date: 31 Mar 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s March 2023 report, A Growing Movement: 2022 Community Composter Census, is the first census of community composters to track the nature and growth of this sector, identify its key challenges, and demonstrate its benefits. Select figures are available for download to help share the impressive growth of the composting sector with your community!… Read More

A Growing Movement: 2022 Community Composter Census

Date: 22 Mar 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A Growing Movement: 2022 Community Composter Census is the first census of the community composting sector. With more than 50 figures and graphics, the report highlights the sector’s diversity of geographic and demographic representation, composting methods, composting feedstocks and output, employment, and community impact.… 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

ILSR Convenes the 7th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

Date: 11 Oct 2022 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In collaboration with the US Composting Council (USCC), the Institute for Local Self-Reliance announces a forum and field day for community composters to be held in conjunction with USCC’s International Conference and Trade Show, COMPOST2023, in Ontario, CA.… Read More

Compost at Home! ¡Taller del compostaje casero! Sign up for our October virtual workshops to learn the basics

Date: 10 Oct 2022 | 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 October. They will cover the basics of hot composting outside and worm composting (or vermicomposting) inside. One workshop is offered in Spanish.… Read More

Rats Aren’t the Problem in Cities. We Are.

Date: 8 Sep 2022 | posted in: Building Local Power | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode of Building Local Power, Bloomberg reporter Linda Poon joins us to talk about how cities are [mis]managing rat infestations. We dive into the decline and spike in rat populations during and after the pandemic, cities’ solutions to mitigating rat infestations, and how to shift the public focus from a problem with rats to a more proactive and thoughtful approach to how we discard food.… Read More

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