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MWIN organics workshop on Wednesday, October 27

The Municipal Waste Integration Network (MWIN) is presenting an organics diversion workshop.

The Municipal Waste Integration Network (MWIN) is presenting an organics diversion workshop.

Title: “How are we going to achieve 60% Organics Diversion: An Examination of Infrastructure and Technologies”

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Time: 9:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Location: Waterloo (Registrants will be provided a map)

NOTE: Following on the success of our Richmond Landfill Decision workshop in September, MWIN will again make the workshop available electronically via Webcast in Ottawa and other centers as registrations demand!

Agenda: Join waste management professionals to examine some of the innovative technologies available to process organic materials, learn how the current infrastructure works and changes necessary for effective organics diversion from landfill.

We are privileged to have Guy Crittenden, Editor of Solid Waste & Recycling magazine as our session moderator. For those of you who have attended events moderated by Guy, you know that they are always entertaining and full of good

The morning agenda includes an update from the Ministry of the Environment about the organics issue. Speakers include Rob Horne (Omega Organics) and Paul van der Werf (2cg Inc.), who will discuss aerobic and anaerobic digestion technology, plus detail what’s working and what’s not.

Lunch and tour: The morning session will be followed by a networking lunch and a site tour of the Waterloo Facility. There will be another tour offsite (invitation only) where delegates can view an operating aerobic digester.

Access the workshop information and registration form pdf file under the “Events” button at

Contact Maryanne Hill, Executive Director, mwin at 519-620-9654 or via email at

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