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community-school composting program

Can anyone help?
> From: "Michal Praiss" <michal@heschelcenter.org>
> To: <greentea@web.net>
> Subject: community composting project
> Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 12:00:06 +0300
> Hello Tim Grant or whoever else this may concern,
> My name is Michal (Michelle) Praiss and I work for the Heschel Center for
> Environmental Leadership and Education, in Israel.
> I have been in touch with you regarding subscribing to Green Teacher
> magazine, which we recieve and enjoy tremendously. My co- worker Miri
> Levy-Ne'eman has also contacted you recently regarding a teacher EE magazine
> we intend to put out and are using the GT as our moto.
> Now I am bothering you with a different question....
> We are trying to create a community- school composting program for the
> neighborhood in which we are located (central Tel Aviv - lots of traffic,
> few yards...).
> What we have in mind is to make the school that is in the neighborhood (and
> is keen on doing both environmental and community projects) the center for
> the composting, (since they have the space for this). We'd lke to have the
> businesses and private homes in the area bring in their organic waste to the
> school and have the school process it and perhaps sell the compost back to
> the community or to the local government agriculture dept... We'd like the
> project to envolve school(s) -children and staff, community members, and
> local gov't.
> We are looking for models of such programs that already exist, since we have
> no experience in this. Do you perhaps know of similar programs? Could you
> please send me contact information or leads?
> I can be reached at this email or at fax  001- 972-3-6201806
> Thank you very much for all your help!
> Michal Praiss
> The Heschel Center
> Tel Aviv, Israel

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