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Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 10:02 pm

Turning green


Lincoln Land Community College’s Green Center is hosting the 10th Annual Central Illinois Composting Symposium, Feb. 20, noon to 5 p.m. in the Trutter Center. This year’s theme is Composting for a Sustainable Community and businesses and individuals can learn how to compost organic materials. Radio host, award-winning columnist and Chicago Recycling Coalition President Mike Nowak is keynote presenter. Build your own composting bin and learn about vermicomposting at 5:30 p.m. The symposium is sponsored by the LLCC Green Center, Illinois Stewardship Alliance, University of Illinois Extension, City of Springfield’s Division of Waste and Recycling and Illinois Department of Agriculture. More details can be found at

Composting Symposium
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 12-5pm
Lincoln Land Community College
Trutter Center
5250 Shepherd Road
217- 786-2407
$50, $30 symposium, $20 build your own bin
Symposium free for students with valid student ID