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Read about media coverage received by the Compostable Plastic Toolkit, the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, or the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation.

College Compost Research Scholarship Winners Announced

06/28/2021 12:35 PM
The CREF Board of Trustees has announced the winners of this year's Compost Research Scholarships

New Trustee Joins the Board

06/28/2021 12:34 PM
The CREF Board of Trustees has welcomed Noura Bakr to join the board.  Noura is appointed as

CREF Recognizes Two People for Ongoing Support and Service

01/27/2021 8:41 AM
Each year, the Foundation highlights companies or individuals that have shown long-term, continued

The Winners of the ICAW 2021 Poster & Video Contests Were Announced

12/23/2020 10:44 AM
Out of hundreds and hundreds of entries from around the world, Anastasia Skachko’s entry was chosen

Soluble Salts Webinar Held December 9th

12/23/2020 10:42 AM
After the CCREF paper on soluble salts in compost went through the peer-review process, the

Two Scholarships are Awarded to College Students for Their Compost Research Projects

06/24/2020 12:29 PM
The CCREF Board of Trustees has announced the winners of this year's Compost Research Scholarships

Town of Lexington, MA Helped “Virtually” Kick-Off ICAW 2020

05/15/2020 12:04 PM
On Monday, May 4th, the Town of Lexington helped promote the start of International Compost

A New Way to Support ICAW and Your Garden

05/15/2020 10:52 AM
CCREF is working with GardenSoxx® to promote a great product that will help you with your garden, no

CCREF Raised Over $50,000 to Increase Research

02/12/2020 1:59 PM
With an outpouring of generous support from many companies and individuals, the Composting Council

ICAW Kicked Off Its 25th Anniversary at COMPOST2020

02/01/2020 1:57 PM
International Compost Awareness Week is celebrating a major milestone this year – its 25th

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