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Composting for Kids

Highfields Center for Composting presents an animated teaching guide for starting a compost program in your school. In this brief video, students will learn about compost, the importance of closing the loop on their food system and how to separate food scraps effectively.

Composting in Your Community

Highfields Center for Composting has partnered with your community to introduce Close the Loop! Vermont, a community composting program that saves valuable resources by composting food scraps and turning them into nutritious soil for farmers, gardeners, and the community. Residents in your region...

SCHOOL TOOL: Composting Options

This document will provide you with the big picture considerations associated with operating different kinds of composting systems at your school. There are four types of composting systems compared here:On-site bin systemOn-­site forced air system (similar to a bin system but with included...

SCHOOL TOOL: Planning & Implementing a Program for Success

This document is part of the (On-Site School Composting Toolkit)Composting programs at schools are an opportunity to empower an ethic of environmental stewardship and participatory ecology in young minds and for students to build investment in their future. Students, staff, and volunteers find...

Close the Loop!-NEK Business Handout

Your business throws away valuable resources every day – Close the Loop!-NEK provides your business with the tools, materials and training to recycle your food scraps. This ensures that food scraps are collected and recycled back into the soil, reducing the amount of trash you send to the...

Community Composting: Introduction to Close the Loop!

Highfields Center for Composting has partnered with your community to introduce Close the Loop! Vermont, a community composting program that saves valuable resources by composting food scraps and turning them into nutritious soil for farmers, gardeners, and the community. Residents in your region...

'Compost Only' (A Composting Training Video)

A video produced by Highfields in partnership with Hazen Union School Drama Club and filmmaker Meredith Holch. This video covers the basics of composting in an entertaining and informative way. The students from Hazen High School will have you moonwalking all the way to the compost bin.

Compost Recipes

Recipes for achieving the conditions necessary for proper composting.

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