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January 2018

USCC Conference

January 22, 2018 - January 25, 2018

The USCC Compost conference will be held in Atlanta this year! With demos, speakers events and workshops this conference will be a great way to get involved. Visit the the compost conference's website to buy tickets, book your hotel, and learn what the conference has to offer. Get involved and help your community stay green!

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March 2018

World Forestry Day

March 21, 2018

World Forestry Day has been celebrated around the world for 30 years to remind communities of the importance of forests and the many benefits which we gain from them. The concept of having a World Forestry Day originated at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture in 1971. Later that year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization gave support to the idea believing the event would contribute a great deal to public awareness of the importance…

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World Day for Water

March 22, 2018

Water is a basic requirement for all life, yet water resources are facing increasing demands from, and competition among, users. In 1992, the UN General Assembly designated 22 March of each year as the World Day for Water. The international observance of World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. The United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March of each year as the World…

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Earth Hour

March 24, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

At 8.30pm, Earth Hour will celebrate a worldwide commitment to ongoing change for the betterment of the one thing that unites us all – the planet. Learn how to take part in Earth Hour. Earth Hour's impact.  

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May 2018

International Compost Awareness Week

May 6, 2018 - May 12, 2018

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. The goal of the program is to raise the awareness of the public regarding the…

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International Day for Biological Diversity

May 22, 2018

The United Nations proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in late 1993, 29 December (the date of entry into force of the Convention of Biological Diversity), was designated The International Day for Biological Diversity. In December 2000, the UN General Assembly adopted 22 May as IDB, to commemorate the adoption of the text of the Convention…

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June 2018

World Environment Day

June 5, 2018

Every 5th of June is a day used by the United Nations to stimulate worldwide awareness of environmental issues and encourages political action. WED Homepage

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