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Growing Local Fertility: A Guide to Community Composting


ilsrDesigned by Institute for Local Self-Reliance and in collaboration with the Highfields Center for Composting, this free guide profiles 31 model programs that have successfully initiated community-wide composting programs.

“Programs range from urban to rural and include demonstration/training sites, schools, universities, pedal-powered collection systems, worker-owned cooperatives, community gardens, and farms employing multiple composting techniques.

Growing Local Fertility: Guide to Community Composting aims to strengthen expansion of community scale composting by describing successful initiatives, their benefits, how these initiatives can be replicated, key start-up steps, and the need for private, public, and non-profit sector support”

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