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2013 Food Scrap Composting Seminar Print E-mail

IMG1910webFebruary 7, 2013
The Westin, Lombard

The room was packed with over 165 attendees for the seminar!  What a success!

SCARCE, in coordination with the Illinois Recycling Association (IRA), the Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN) and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development (DCEO) hosted a statewide Food Scrap Composting Seminar at the Westin, in Lombard.


The daylong event featured Al Rattie from the US Composting Council who provided information about food scrap collection and processing in Illinois. This event is partially funding with a IMG1911grant from DCEO. 



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Restaurant Composting Workshop Print E-mail

Who, What, Why and How of Food Scrap Composting

Come to Lou Malnati's for some pizza and discussion of how to reduce your garbage thru food scrap composting. At the same time, you will be "green" and save natural resources.

Feb 1, 2012
2:00 - 3:30
131 W. Jefferson St. - Naperville

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Questions: call 630-545-9710

Click the link below to print a flyer.

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Composting Workshop - 2010 Print E-mail

Statewide Food Scrap Composting Seminar

November 10th, 2010
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Speakers include:

Dr. Paul Walker - ISU
Kay McKeen - SCARCE
David Smith - DCEO
Mike Mitchell - IRA
Lynn Herlien - Compost Supply

Special presentation by SWANCC on their curbside composting pilot project. 

Register on the Illinois Recycling Association website.


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