Advancing Places: Talking Trash Part 2, Collective Composting in your District

Overview: In July 2022, IDA presented part one of Advancing Places: Talking Trash Recycling and Compacting, where we explored recycling, managing ambassadors and clean teams. Join IDA and the US Composting Council along with two of their members for part two, where we will learn about the importance of composting in cities, neighborhoods and downtown districts. We will learn about the latest trends in composting and how to go about setting up a program.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to partner with your city and local composters. 
  • Identify steps to set up a composting program.
  • Learn what happens to the materials collected and the many benefits.

Friday, February 24, 2023 | 12:00pm ET (9:00am PT) 

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Domain: Public Space Management and Operations

Pricing: IDA Members: Free | Nonmembers: $40

Advancing Places is an online series aimed at empowering IDA members with the solutions needed to address the most critical urban issues of the day. This session will include a moderated Q&A and will be recorded for member and nonmember use in the future.


  • Linda Norris-Waldt, CAE, Director, Advocacy, Corporate & Chapter Relations, US Composting Council, Middletown MD
  • Tim Bennett, Founder, Bennett Compost, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Taylor Gladwin, Environmental Educator, Recycling & Trash Collection, City of Fayetteville, AR 


  • Carolyn Dellutri, Director of Professional Development, IDA

LPM | 1 IDA LPM professionals can earn credit hours for this webinar. More information about IDA’s Leadership in Place Management certification program can be found here.



Taylor Gladwin


Linda Norris-Waldt


Tim Bennett

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