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 | 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 1.17

WORKSHOP 1

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

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
8:30 AM — 4:30 PM

Organized by BioCycle
and U.S. EPA Region 3

Using data generated from U.S. EPA's national food waste mapping tool for a specified geographic area in the Mid-Atlantic region, workshop attendees will start by identifying generator data gaps related to food processing/manufacturing, wholesale/retail, and consumers. Findings will be used in second half of the workshop to identify and prioritize implementation strategies for that geographic area to achieve 50% food waste reduction by 2030, in line with the U.S. EPA/USDA goal.

Workshop includes lunch

WORKSHOP 3

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

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