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New compost regs workshop with great speakers on Jan. 22

9:30 am - 4 pm

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By: SWR Staff
January 14, 2013 2013-01-14

The Compost Council of Canada is offering a workshop in Mississauga, Ontario to help industry players brush up on new composting regulations.

In addition to a selection of great guest speakers such as a keynote luncheon address featuring Dr. Lambert Otten, Scientific Technical Advisor with the The Compost Council of Canada, the January 22, 2013 workshop includes a focus on updated standards and guidelines for feedstock and compost.

The workshop includes: guidance on the planning and development of a composting facility; best management practices for composting facilities including odour prevention and control; guidance on feedstock and compost sampling and laboratory analysis; and discussion of compost use requirements and considerations.

There will be updates on the current regulatory review of the Fertilizers Act and Regulations and the Compost Industry’s COMPOST QUALITY ALLIANCE program. 

The workshop runs from 9:30 to 4 p.m.

Scheduled to Speak:

Eileen Smith        Manager, Policy and Special Projects        Waste Management Policy Branch

Cecily Flemming    Scientist, Biosolids & Soil Standards        Standards Development Branch

Stephanie Wheeler      Divisional Program Specialist       Central Region Program Services

For additional information, please visit www.compost.org,

email at info@compost.org or call 1-877-571-4769


ACCOMODATIONS: A block of rooms has been reserved with rooms starting at $159/night.

To obtain this rate, please reference The Compost Council of Canada when booking


Delta Meadowvale

6750 Mississauga Road,

Mississauga ON

Reservations: (905) 542-4003

9:30 am Registration
10:00 am Ontario Ministry of Environment Presentations
Noon Lunch and Keynote Address
1:30 pm Continuation of Regulatory Review by Ontario MOE
2:30 pm Updates on the CQA and CFIA Regulatory Review
3:30 pm Overview of Year I FROM CITY TO FARM:
Greenbin-derived Compost Agricultural Trials
4:00 pm Workshop Ends


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