International Composting Awareness Week will be celebrated throughout Canada, the U.S., the UK and Ireland from April 28-May 4. The week will involve many local activities across Canada involving tree plantings, the kick-off of the 3rd growing season of Plant a Row — Grow a Row, composting facility tours and compost samplings. The Starbucks Coffee Company will spearhead a special promotion to encourage the composting of coffee grounds.
The Composting Council of Canada’s annual conference will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on September 19-20. For more information, visit www.compost.org.