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MCLA Green Living Seminar Series Presents ‘Williamstown Composts!: Lessons from a Community Composting Pilot Program’ with Nancy Nylen and Ann McCallum April 13

NORTH ADAMS, MA— Nancy Nylen and Ann McCallum of Williamstown Composts! will give a talk titled “Williamstown Composts!: Lessons from a Community Composting Pilot Program” at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 at the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121.


Part of MCLA’s Green Living Seminar series, this event is free and open to the public. Please note that masks are required in all buildings on MCLA’s campus.


About Williamstown Composts! 

The composting project is spearheaded by Williamstown, MA residents Ann McCallum and Nancy Nylen with logistical and financial support from Casella Waste Systems, the Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives and Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College, the Town of Williamstown, and the Williamstown COOL Committee, which is dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. They also gratefully acknowledge support from the Community Climate Fund, which is administered by the Center for EcoTechnology and receives funding from Williams College.


The series is a presentation of the MCLA Environmental Studies Department and MCLA’s Berkshire Environmental Resource Center.


Presentations will also be broadcast on Northern Berkshire Community Television Channel (NBCTC) 1302 at the following times:

  • Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fridays at 4 p.m.
  • Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.
  • Sundays at 11:30 a.m.
  • Mondays at 5:30 p.m.


Recordings will also be available on the College’s YouTube channel.


For more information, visit or contact Professor of Environmental Studies Elena Traister at (413) 662-5303.


About MCLA:
At MCLA, we’re here for all — and focused on each — of our students. Classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate our students as individuals, as leaders, communicators, fully empowered to make their impressions on the world. In addition to our 125-year commitment to public education we have fortified our commitment to equitable academic excellence. For eight of the last 10 years, MCLA has been named a Top Ten College by U.S. News and World Report. MCLA also appears on the organization’s list of top National Public Liberal Arts Colleges, as well as on the top 50 schools in U.S. News’ Social Mobility Ranking, which measures how well schools graduate students who receive Federal Pell Grants.

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