Started in Canada in 1995, ICAW attracts participation individuals and volunteer groups as well as businesses, councils and schools.
Throughout the week events
are held to encourage and celebrate home, school, community, and industrial composting. The events include tours of compost facilities, school gardening programs, compost workshops, lectures and lots of activity of t on social media .
UK The ICAW provides the opportunity for the National Allotment Society (NAS) and Allotment Societies across the country to promote allotment gardening and demonstrate their commitment to reducing waste sent to landfill and good environmental
practice. While Master composters, Garden Organic, local councils and others will be organising events over the country during the week, the NAS, with our network of local allotments, could take the lead in ensuring maximum
Allotment Open Days, School Workshops and Talks
If you site is interested in helping to promote the campaign week by holding an event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with
details and we will publicise on this website and social media. Click here for more information.
CLICK HERE to download a pdf of a Compost Presentation from Rod Weston - Master Composter. If you would like the PowerPoint, please email email@example.com You
need to be aware that the file is 19MB.
The theme for 2021 in the United States is Grow, Eat…COMPOST…Repeat. There is a poster competition, a video contest
for children in 4th – 8th grade (ages 10 and up).
Canada The Canadian Compost Council also has invents including a poster competition.
has a week of activities, events, and publicity to improve awareness of the importance of compost, a valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge, and productsthe theme is Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future