Cafeteria Composting at Whitefish Bay Middle School

As anyone who has ever worked in a school knows, there is a lot – an alarming amount – of waste at lunchtime. The reasons vary. Kids are picky; they may not eat all or anything of what their parents packed them. Fruits and veggies may be traded out for sweeter snacks or tossed altogether. Furthermore, these quick bursts of eating and chatter –

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We’re Moving!

At long last, after many months of anticipation, we’ve secured a lease on a city-owned parcel of land in Bay View, where our new Demonstration Site will be built out in the course of the next few months. There’s a lot to do, but the site is rapidly transforming into a new, semi-permanent home for our organization, lending us the stability and space we

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Celebrate Compost Awareness Week

Welcome to International Compost Awareness Week, a time to step back and ponder the many gifts we enjoy by facilitating the “law of return” of essential organic matter and valuable nutrients, rescued from wasteful sequestration and put into active service growing vegetables, beautifying landscapes, and improving water quality and erosion control. Opportunities to celebrate this important annual calendar marker abound, beginning with the quiet

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