GROWING THE ORGANICS RECYCLING INDUSTRY
BIOCYCLE EAST COAST17

COMPOSTING • ANAEROBIC DIGESTION • FOOD RECOVERY AND RECYCLING

April 4, 5, 6, 7, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
Turf Valley Resort

Agenda: Tuesday Workshops | Wednesday & Thursday Sessions, Agenda PDF | Friday Site Tours | Event Schedule | Keynote Speakers | Networking Events
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Workshops
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Fee: $195 with 2-day conference registration
or $295 workshop only

Updated 2.1

WORKSHOP 1

Foundations Of Composting
8:30 AM — 4:15 PM

Complete Agenda

Covers basic principles of composting, monitoring and managing the process, data collection and interpretation, odor control, organic material collection methods, review of major processing methods, and an overview of markets for compost. Also beneficial as refresher course for composters seeking US Composting Council Certified Compost Operations Manager certification.

Instructors:
Matthew Cotton, Integrated Waste Management Consulting, LLC
Robert Rynk, State University of New York, Cobleskill

Workshop includes lunch

WORKSHOP 2

Path To 50% Food Waste Reduction In The Mid-Atlantic Region
8:30 AM — 3:30 PM

*Reduced rate available for qualified nonprofits, local agencies and small businesses. Contact us for more info.

Complete Agenda

Organized by BioCycle
and U.S. EPA Region 3

The workshop will highlight a specified geographic area in the Mid-Atlantic region (Prince George's County, Maryland). Attendees will use actual wasted food data and environmental, social and health indicators to develop and prioritize implementation strategies. The workshop aims to put data and tools into the hands of local governments, community leaders, organizations and commercial entities to achieve the United States' goal of reducing food loss and waste by 50% by 2030.

Workshop includes lunch

WORKSHOP 3

Odor Management At Anaerobic Digestion Facilities
8:30 AM — 4:30 PM

Complete Agenda

Organized by BioCycle and American Biogas Council

Topics: Odor sources at anaerobic digestion (AD) plants; Odor control technologies; Management strategies to minimize odors; Case studies at farm and centralized AD facilities; How to develop proactive odor management outreach programs.

Workshop includes lunch