The Dragon Lurking Beneath Our Waste
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The Dragon Lurking Beneath Our Waste

In the depths of our landfills, a slumbering dragon lies poised to waken. It’s not a mythical creature, but a stark reality that demands our attention: methane, a potent greenhouse gas 28 times more devastating than carbon dioxide [1], seeps out of landfills, fueling climate chaos. The culprit? Compostable organics – food waste, yard trimmings,…

Food Recovery and Diversion thoughts on Earth Day
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Food Recovery and Diversion thoughts on Earth Day

Earth Day is a time to reflect on our relationship with the planet and take action to protect our shared environment. One of the most pressing issues we face today is food waste, which not only contributes to food insecurity but also has significant environmental consequences. When food ends up in landfills, it decomposes and…

Human Composting – The Future of the Funeral Industry?
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Human Composting – The Future of the Funeral Industry?

We are all mortal. When we leave this world, what happens with our remains can make a difference. According to Jim Spiewak of KUTV, Salt Lake City, Senate Bill 102, has been introduced in Utah proposing natural organic reduction, also known as human composting, as an alternative to traditional burial methods. The bill, sponsored by…

Case Studies in Community Composting
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Case Studies in Community Composting

Join us for a deep dive into community composting! Hear firsthand from eco-heroes Dan Brown and Marvin Hayes as they share their innovative strategies in our “Case Studies in Community Composting” virtual meeting on January 2024 at 10 am Pacific. Don’t miss out on the insights that are shaping the future of organics diversion and…

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 –…

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,…