Community Innovation Fund (CIF) Project

A Garden Compost with Worms

  • Year


  • Applicant type

    Non-Profit Organization

  • Location


  • Waste Action


  • Funds Used For

    Composter, worms, and supplies

  • Impact

    500 pounds of food waste diverted from landfill into beneficial compost

A subpod garden compost with herb plants inside a room with books on a shelf behind it


Project Details

COIC (Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council) Skills Lab was able to use the Community Innovation Fund in 2022 to implement a composting project using a SubPod vermiculture station with worms and diverting 500 pounds of waste each year and reaching and educating 150+ youth and 25+ staff in the process.