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International Composting Awareness Week

Overview

International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW) promotes the importance of composting as a means to manage organic waste, decrease the amount of waste going to landfill and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Through publicity and a series of activities, events and workshops, ICAW aims to increase public awareness about compost including how to make it, how to use it and its environmental and social benefits.