March 28, 2017
Atlanta | Washington D.C. | London

On March 28, 2017 the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) issued the Urban Biocycles scoping paper to a global audience. During the preliminary research phase, Ei Founder Holly Elmore educated EMF Project Manager Doug Walker on the U.S. organics-recycling landscape and facilitated a series of introductions. Ei Strategic Ally Brenda Platt, Institute for Local Self-Reliance co-director, was an introduction and most helpful with regards to community garden composting and soil rebuilding initiatives featured in the paper. Brenda and Holly, along with their respective organizations, were listed as Expert Input and Case Study Contributors in the paper.

The ZWA Blog article, A Circular Economy Approach for Urban Nutrient Cycles, announces the EMF scoping paper.