A program of Matter of Trust
an ecological public charity since 1998
Global Compost Project
Matter of TrustMatter of Trust launches globalcompostproject.org!
Thursday, June 26th, 2014
The USDA releases a reportthat provides uniform scientific methods for quantifying the changes in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and carbon storage from various land management and conservation activities.
Friday, August 1st, 2014
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) releases two new compost reports.
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
White House and USDA meetingThe White House and USDA hosted a meeting with food, agriculture, and data industry officials in an attempt to encourage innovation to stem the effects of climate change on agriculture and food production.
Thursday, August 21st, 2014
Governor Brown signs three pieces of legislationcritical to the continuing success of the diversion of organics from the waste stream.
Sunday, August 24th, 2014
Governor Brown signs SB 270the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Thursday, August 28th, 2014
The American Carbon Registry (ACR) approves a protocol that rewards ranchers for land management practices that put more carbon in the soil.
Saturday, September 20th, 2014
Governor Brown signs AB 1594which eliminates the use of green waste as Alternative Daily Cover at landfills, where compostable organics are used to cover waste on a daily basis.
Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Governor Brown signs AB 1826AB 1826 which mandates the collection of commercial organics in the state which will provide large amounts of compostable organic materials for composting.
Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
Global Compost ContestMatter of Trust launches Global Compost Contest, an international film contest to spread awareness about compost and climate change.
Thursday, January 1st, 2015
Carbon, Compost, Climate! Event Educational Tent June 18-21, 2015We took this opportunity to showcase innovative, green programs in the Bay Area. The Presidio Trust and Matter of Trust hosted this Carbon, Compost and Climate’ education tent at the Main Parade Ground. The collected innovative solutions will be posted to social media, and footage provided for free back to participating organizations for their PR and […]
Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Zero Waste Flash Mob
Sunday, June 21st, 2015
Global Compost ContestThank you to all Global Compost Film Contestants! Winners listed here.
Saturday, October 31st, 2015
UN COP21 ParisNovember 29-December 12 Paris, France is hosting the United Nations’ 21st Climate Change Conference “COP21”. Many GCP members go to Paris for UN COP21 promoting carbon farming, compost and soil solutions. Click Here for Pictures from Paris
Sunday, November 29th, 2015
Sustainable Wineries – A Toast to Compost!Matter of Trust hosted a Sustainable Wineries – Toast to Compost press conference and special event in Paris! In partnership with Veolia, La Recyclerie, and other partners, the cocktail reception featured wines from globally renowned sustainable and organic producers. The evening includes four toasts followed by a chance to “Meet the Experts” on soil, compost, recycling, […]
Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Lisa Gautier, GCP Co-founder, joins Board of Paul Hawken’s Drawdown.orgA coalition of scientist collaborating for the best climate solutions for vital environmental impact within 30 years.
Thursday, May 26th, 2016