Reno Rot Riders Receives Grant Funding

The RRR has received funding to build a new trailer and expand its compost collection operations through Permaculture Research Institute USA (PRI/USA).

pri usa logoThe Be the Change Project, the Rot Riders parent organization, recently received a $5000 urban homesteading award from PRI/USA.  Part of that grant will support the Rot Riders’ growth into residential service as well as a new, awesome bike trailer currently being built with the help and skills of John Jessie, fabricator and craftsman extraordinaire.

With PRI/USA’s support and three major upcoming events, the RRR looks to expand its reach to divert more waste from the landfill, support carbon sequestration, build local soil fertility and promote biking and growing food in the city.


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