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Webinar on May 22: Reducing Wasted Food through Campus Composting and Food Recovery

IGEN is partnering with Seven Generations Ahead on their project, Building Illinois’ Local Food Shed Through Advancing Food Scrap Composting. Through this partnership, we are offering two webinars, in April and May, 2018.

The first webinar, Conducting a Waste Assessment on Campus, was on Thursday, April 26 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Download the presentation and listen to/watch the recording!

The second webinar, Reducing Wasted Food through Campus Composting and Food Recovery, is on Tuesday, May 22 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Register now!

We encourage you to register even if you are unable to attend, so that you may receive a link to the recording after the webinar.

Whether your college has been composting for years or is just beginning to contemplate a composting program, the information presented will help you integrate best practices and understand opportunities for economic and environmental impact. This webinar will include presentations addressing composting, reducing wasted food, and food recovery for donation. Additional information will be provided shortly.

For more information, please contact Katie Davis, Interim Executive Director, at or (847) 543-2645.