Posted tagged ‘composting’

The 2012 RI Compost Conference and Trade Show

February 24, 2012

By Greg Gerritt,  Coordinator, RI Compost Initiative The RI Compost Initiative is a project of the Environment Council of Rhode Island Education Fund, funded in part with a grant from the Community Catalyst Fund of Clean Air-Cool Planet.  For the  past 3 years we have been working to develop a compost industry in Rhode Island [...]

A Busy Year for Spencer-Van Etten Middle School’s Greenhouse Program

July 22, 2011

By Brenda J. Anderson, Spencer-Van Etten Middle School The 7th and 8th grade students in my Greenhouse Program (GHP) at Spencer-Van Etten (S-VE) Middle School in Spencer, NY, plan big .  The students in this hands-on integrated elective continued their work from previous years of promoting Green Education in their building, district and community in a variety [...]

Zero-Waste Football?

July 14, 2009

By Olivia Marie Bulger Summer Intern, Clean Air-Cool Planet Football and composting; not two things one normally associates.  As a summer intern at CA-CP, my research on the successes and challenges of composting at the country’s colleges and universities led to the University of Colorado at Boulder, a place where sports meet sustainability in a [...]


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