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Compost Matters in Alberta presents tour and workshops

From February 24 – 25, 2014 at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre, the Compost Council of Canada presents Compost Matters in Alberta.


From February 24 – 25, 2014 at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre, the Compost Council of Canada presents Compost Matters in Alberta.

Day one of the events offers a tour of the City of Edmonton Waste Management Facility at 13111 Meridian Street NW, Site 100.

Day two consists of presentations from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The presentations are listed below.

Regulatory and Program Updates:

Modernizing the Fertilizers Act and Regulations — Vadim Gouida, CFIA

Advancing Backyard Composting through Social Marketing — Lauren Maris, City of Red Deer

Recycling Organics in the ICI Sector — Daryl McCartney, Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence

Technology and Processing Management:

Incorporating Compostable Plastics in Municipal Organics Recycling Programs — Isaul Lopez, BASF Canada

Essentials of Odour Management at Organics Management Facilities — Thierry Pagé, Odotech (offsite presentation)

Research:

Prion Inactivation Through the Composting Process — Dr. Tim A McAllister and Dr. Shanwei Xu, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

Compost Markets:

CQA Analyses: How to Interpret and Make Best Use of the Analysis — Ian McLachlin, A&L Canada Laboratories

The Compost Quality Alliance: Going Above and Beyond — Susan Antler and Danielle Buklis, The Compost Council of Canada

For pricing and registration, please click here. 


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