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Composting workshop Feb. 16 in Moncton

The Composting Council of Canada will present "COMPOSTING MATTERS!" -- a one-day workshop for all those interested...


The Composting Council of Canada will present “COMPOSTING MATTERS!” — a one-day workshop for all those interested in organics recycling and composting — in Moncton in February.

DATE: February 16, 2005

TIME: Registration 9:00 am (Presentations begin 9:30 am)

LOCATION: Holiday Inn Express, 2515 Mountain Rd., Moncton, NB E1C 8R7 (506 384-1050)

Topics/Sessions:

Benefits of Compost to Strawberry Production:
A Case Study
Pat Toner, New Brunswick Department of Agriculture

A Winning Use of Compost!
Kevin Wentzell, Municipality of the District of Lunenberg

Quality Compost Production and Facility Operation
In the Face of Challenges
John Pyke, Island Waste Management Corporation

Nova Scotia Provincial Update and CCME Update
Barry Friesen, Nova Scotia Environment and Labour

PEI Provincial Update
Don Jardine, PEI Department of Environment, Energy and Forestry

New Brunswick Provincial Review and Update
Heather Valsangkar and Mike Sprague, New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government

The Need for Composting Biosolids in Greater Moncton
Conrad Allain, Greater Moncton Sewerage Commission

Best Health and Safety Practices
At Municipal Solid Waste Composting Facilities
Chris Harned, Fundy Regional Solid Waste Commission

Agricultural Application of Seafood Processing Waste
For Plant Nutrition and Crop Disease Control
Dr. Rick Peters, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

New Compost Markets: Topdressings and Fertilizers
Rod Fry, Envirem Technologies

REGISTRATION FEES:

Members of the CCC : $115 (including GST)
Potential Members : $172.50 (including GST)
GST Registration #R136167533

For additional information, please visit www.compost.org or call 1-877-571-4769.


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