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.