What is ILSR?

ILSR is the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. The ILSR’s website states that the institute champions local self-reliance, a strategy that underscores the need for humanly scaled institutions and economies and the widest possible distribution of ownership. Through its work across the economy, ILSR seeks to empower communities to take charge of their own future. To find out more about ILSR please visit their website linked below.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)

Composting for Community Map

Important to the Florida organics recycling industry is a map on their site that provides an interactive illustration of how communities pursue locally based composting capacity and enterprises. To view the map, visit the link below: 

Composting for Community Map

Additional Resources

A December 2020 article published in Biocycle magazine, also provides a good overview of national lessons learned for composting programs across the country.  The article can be found at the link below:

Lessons in Community Composting