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Composting Matters! one-day workshop November 4

Composting Matters! Is a one-day workshop presented by the Composting Council of Canada for all those interested in...


Composting Matters! Is a one-day workshop presented by the Composting Council of Canada for all those interested in organics recycling and composting.

When: Thursday November 4, 2004

Where: Region of York
50 Hi-Tech Rd, Room 316 (3rd Floor Boardroom), Richmond Hill, Ontario (Parking is available at side and rear of building.)

AGENDA:
Registration 9:00 a.m.

9:30 a.m. – Soils 101:
Dale Cowan, Agri-Food Labs

10:00 a.m.- Experiences in the Composting of Biosolids:
Wayne Key, City of Guelph

Coffee Break

10:45 a.m.- Ontario’s Nutrient Management Act:
Marilyn Bidgood, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food

11:15 a.m.- Biosolids Composting in Ontario:
Eileen Smith, Ontario Ministry of the Environment

Lunch

1:00 p.m. – Co-Composting in Ontario:
Michael Cant, TSH Engineers Architects and Planners

1:30-2:45 p.m. – Composting Programs in Ontario- Regional Updates:
Sue Campbell, Region of Durham
Melissa Kovacs-Reid, County of Dufferin, Town of Mono’s Organics Program
Annette Synowiec and David Bruno, Region of Peel
Brian van Opstal, City of Toronto

Coffee Break

3:00 p.m. – Mixing Agricultural Source and Non-Agricultural Source Material for Anaerobic Digestion and Composting:
Don Hilborn, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food

3:30 p.m. – Compost Standards and the Compost Quality Alliance:
Susan Antler, The Composting Council of Canada

4:00 p.m. – Marketing Your Compost Product, Matching Users with Compost Product Features:
Greg Patterson, A&L Laboratories

Registration Fee:
Members(AMRC or CCC): $100.00 (+GST)
Potential Members: $150.00 (+GST)

For more information, please contact Danielle Buklis at
1-877-571-GROW (4769) or via email ccc@compost.org


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