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AMRC & CCC present Ontario organics workshop

The Composting Council of Canada (CCC) and the Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators (AMRC) present "COMP...


The Composting Council of Canada (CCC) and the Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators (AMRC) present “COMPOSTING MATTERS! Organics and 2008: Moving Towards 60 Per Cent Diversion” — a one-day workshop for all those interested in organics recycling and composting.

DATE: December 6, 2005

LOCATION: Richmond Hill Country Club, 8905 Bathurst St., Richmond Hill, Ontario

AGENDA

8:30 a.m.
Registration

9:00-9:05AM
Welcoming Remarks
William Bell, Mayor of Richmond Hill

9:05-9:30
2008, It’s Around the Corner: Organics and 60%
Ontario Ministry of the Environment

9:30-10:30
Ins and Outs of Tenders and Contracts Urban and
GTA Issues
Mike Birett, York Region

25 Lessons Learned
Co-presentation of AMRC and CCC

A Private Sector Perspective
Jim Graham, Try Recycling

11:00-12:00
Novel Feedstocks: Flexibility for Different Organic Streams
Denis Potvin, Conporec

A European Perspective
Josef Barth, ECN
Biosolids andSeptage: Michael Cant, TSH

12:45-1:45
Biodegradables 101 ASTM Biodegradables and
Oxo-biodegradables
Susan Antler, CCC and Paul van der Werf, 2cg

CSA Standard, Labelling and Bag Claims
Speaker TBA

BNQ Standards Developments
Sophie Taillefer, Recyc-Quebec

1:45-2:30
What’s Happening In Hamilton
Joel McCormick, City of Hamilton

Guelph
Jen Turnbull, City of Guelph

Township of Southgate
Dave Milliner, Township of Southgate

2:30-3:30
Compost Markets: Tapping Market Niches
Success Stories from the Field
Susan Antler, CCC

Soils 101 A Primer
Michael Payne, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

For more information, call 877-571-4769 or 519 823-1990. A registratin form is available that can then be faxed to 519-823-0084.


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