The Global Compost Project

A collaborative effort to promote the use of compost worldwide

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What Drives Us

Our Goals

 

  • Promote the sorting, collection, and use of compostables,
  • Encourage commercial compost production and spreading,
  • Restore healthy, carbon-rich soils around the world,
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and impact climate change by having landfills free of compostables.

Compost

This is a free, worldwide collaborative effort of compost and soil experts, scientists, agriculture and equipment specialists, NGOs, entrepreneurs, funders, government and policy makers, land managers, gardeners, and zero waste enthusiasts.

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Sort • Pile • Map • Spread • Graze • Thrive!

About GCP Team

The Global Compost Project is a collaboration of international scientists, experts, and enthusiasts for healthy soils, compostables waste stream diversion, carbon farming, optimal grazing, carbon credits… and more.

You can also become a member (free) and register as your organization or as an individual to upload useful documents, charts, videos, images, job postings, equipment ads… it’s all free and open source.

Help these low-tech, affordable, beneficial climate solutions by making composting information more accessible everywhere.

Next, please browse our pledge, resources and partners pages!

History & Achievements

From the beginning and onward, notable achievements and milestones made along the way.

Co-Founders

Global Compost Project

Lisa Gautier

Lisa Gautier

President

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San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
Amanda Ravenhill

Amanda Ravenhill

Executive Director

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San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
Bob Shaffer

Bob Shaffer

Agronomist

San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
Dan Noble

Dan Noble

Executive Director

Santa Rosa, CA 95402, USA
Debbie Raphael

Debbie Raphael

SF Environment Director

San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Diana Fuller

Diana Fuller

Roxie Theater, Board of Directors (Chair)

San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

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This project is being absorbed by The Hum Sum network in order to better consolidate global resources.