Fifty by Thirty – EPA Landfill Diversion Goal Set!
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Fifty by Thirty – EPA Landfill Diversion Goal Set!

There are cities and towns that separately already have landfill diversion above 50%. However, most municipalities in the United States have not yet met this diversion goal. The easiest way to meet this goal for most municipalities? Divert all compostable organics out of the landfill. Why? Because organics comprise about half of what goes into…

AGROMIN: HSP #2CDFA Announces Grant Funding Available for Healthy Soils Program Under New Pilot Program

AGROMIN: HSP #2CDFA Announces Grant Funding Available for Healthy Soils Program Under New Pilot Program

The CDFA’s Healthy Soils Program will make available about $29 million in block grant funding under a new pilot program. According to the CDFA, organizations may apply for state funding and then distribute the funds to eligible farmers, ranchers or agricultural operations for on-farm projects to help implement conservation management practices that improve soil health,…

Rick Anthony – Moderating CiIT
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Rick Anthony – Moderating CiIT

Rick Moderated the Composting is Infrastructure Too webinar. Richard Anthony, Vice President, Zero Waste USA, President, Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) and Principal, Zero Waste Associates, San Diego CA Rick is also a volunteer board member of the National Zero Waste Conference who began his career in Public Administration in 1971 as a manager of…

CiIT Agenda – July 19, 2022
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CiIT Agenda – July 19, 2022

All times posted are Pacific time. 2:00PM – Rick Anthony – Moderator  Welcome – Housekeeping Organizing for Getting Composting Facilities Funded and Government procurement of compost products for all infrastructure projects and government lands. 2:10PM – Craig Coker  Composting Site Selection- what is it, how to site it 2:25PM – Anthony Myint  Zero Foodprint –…

Craig Coker Speaking at CiIT

Craig Coker Speaking at CiIT

Craig Coker With over 40 years’ experience orchestrating organics recycling facilities, Craig Coker will briefly outline how to get started with our own compostable organics diversion facilities at the CiIT webinar. Presentation: Compost Site Selection Acquire a general understanding of the parameters required for how to site your composting facility: Location selection criteria Site Analysis…

Compostable Alternative to Plastic Wrap

Compostable Alternative to Plastic Wrap

A new non-woven spun/sprayed-on plant-based fiber material can replace plastic food packaging. Rutgers University and Harvard are developing a polymer nicknamed “APF” (Antimicrobial Pullulan Fiber) allows produce to remain shelf-stable longer. Apparently, you just wash off the non-toxic APF coating when you’re ready to use the produce. In image “e” above, the light green avocado…

Anthony Myint Speaking at CiIT
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Anthony Myint Speaking at CiIT

Anthony Myint Award-Winning chef/restaurateur leading public-private collaborations to mobilize the entire food and waste economy to scale climate solutions by shifting acres from extractive to carbon re-storing farming practices. Presentation: How Entire Industries and Jurisdictions are Scaling Carbon Sequestration Tuesday, July 19, 2022 • 2:00pm to 3:30-ish, Pacific Time Organized by Rick Anthony, Gary Liss,…

Growing the Movement – Methane Action Webinar
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Growing the Movement – Methane Action Webinar

Compostable Organics Out Of Landfill (COOLNow) April 13, 2022, 12 – 2pm EST9 – 11am PST, Zoom – Free The Compostable Organics Out Of Landfill (COOLNow) Chair Richard Anthony invites compost and resource management professionals and community organizers to attend this urgent call to action. We will discuss current initiatives, brainstorm and plan Spring activities,…