SWALCO & Collaborators “Dig In” with first actions steps of a Pilot Project to Promote Compost Use and Divert Food Scraps

By Merleanne Rampale, SWALCO In August, 2020, SWALCO (Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, Illinois) was awarded a Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction pilot project grant from the USDA and NRCS. The primary goal of the grant is to assist local government with...

Sustaining Partner Spotlight: Lake County Illinois Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction Project

IFSC is grateful for the support and active participation of the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO), a Gold Sustaining Partner. During a recent general body meeting, Pete Adrian, SWALCO Recycling Coordinator, provided an overview of a relevant grant awarded to...

Sustaining Partner Spotlight: Collective Resource Compost

Collective Resource Composting began when Founder/Owner Erlene Howard became interested in composting but couldn’t find a good place to do it at her condo, with no outdoor space and no desire to have worms as roommates, especially since eating pineapple kills...