International Compost Awareness Week – ICAW

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Date(s) - 05-05-2019->11-05-2019
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International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry. It is celebrated nationwide and in other countries each year during the first full week of May. Started in Canada in 1995, ICAW has continued to grow as more people, businesses, municipalities, schools and organizations are recognizing the importance of composting and the long-term benefits from organics recycling.)

Each year, a theme is chosen. The theme for this year is Cool the Climate – Compost! This is the theme for the Poster Contest, which encourages artists throughout the world to create a design sharing the importance of composting and using compost. The meaning behind this year’s theme is that there are many ways to help reduce our carbon footprint and reduce climate change — adding compost to the soil is one tool in reducing climate change.

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