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REGIONAL WORKSHOPS 2016


COMPOST MATTERS in Atlantic Canada - Online Proceedings

Presentations on February 21 & 22, 2017

Southeast Regional Service Commission
100 Bill Slater Drive, Berry Mills NB

Southeast NB 3-Stream Transition and Early Results
Gena Alderson, Southeast Regional Service Commission

Wastewater Treatment Processes Critical to Achieving High Quality Composts
Conrad Allain, Greater Moncton Wastewater Commission/Transaqua

Compliance Tracking and Progress Monitoring Integrating Regulatory Compliance, Health & Safety and Operational Efficiencies in Facility Management Programs
Brian King, Laflèche Environmental

Applications for Certified Compostable Products
Isaul Lopez, BASF Canada

Composters meet Landscapers: Working Together to Grow Success
Jim Landry, Landscape New Brunswick & Landscape Prince Edward Island

Compost from the Sea for Agricultural Production
Vernon Rodd, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

Using Compost to Improve Soil Quality in Potato Production: A Comparison of Five Diverse Products
Carolyn Wilson, Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture

Research Trial Review: Impact on Soil Health
Vernon Rodd, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

Atlantic Soils 2016: Digging Into Soil Health
Kyra Stiles, PEI Department of Agriculture & Fisheries

An Update from The Compost Council of Canada
Susan Antler, the Compost Council of Canada


COMPOST MATTERS in Ontario - Online Proceedings



Presentations on February 22nd and 23rd, 2017

Black Creek Pioneer Village, Weston Rooms
1000 Murray Ross Parkway, North York ON M3J 2P3

Compliance Tracking and Progress Monitoring Integrating Regulatory Compliance,
Health & Safety and Operational Efficiencies in Facility Management Programs
Brian King, Laflèche Environmental

London’s Anaerobic Digestion Plant: Challenges and Moving Forward
Pearce Fallis, Stormfisher Biogas

The Processing of Biosolids into Compost
Luke Ellens, Komptech Ontario

Innovative Diversion: Creating a New Soil Product from Materials Otherwise Being Landfilled
Rick Vandersluis, TRY Recycling

County of Simcoe: Developing our Environmental Resource Recovery Centre - Baby Steps Toward the Future
Stephanie Mack, County of Simcoe

Soil Health Conservation Strategy: Overview and Initiatives
Christine Brown, OMAFRA

Rethinking Organics: Soil Health and Climate Change as the New Top Priorities
Glenn Munroe

Applications for Certified Compostable Products
Isaul Lopez, BASF Canada

Food Security: Food Waste Reduction and How Composting Can Facilitate the Work of Food Banks
Ashley Quan, Ontario Association of Food Banks

Value-Added Compost: Show Me the Money!
George Lazarovits, A&L Biologicals



COMPOST MATTERS in Alberta - Online Proceedings



Presentations on March 1st & 2nd, 2017

Edmonton Waste Management Centre
Site 100, 250 Aurum Road NE, Edmonton AB T6S 1G9

Improving Municipal Solid Waste Compost Quality and Marketability
Kristine Wichuk, University of Alberta and Daryl McCartney, EWMCE

Compliance Tracking and Progress Monitoring Integrating Regulatory Compliance, Health & Safety and Operational Efficiencies in Facility Management Programs
Brian King, Laflèche Environmental

Putting Organic Waste to Work in Saskatoon
Roland Rusnell, City of Saskatoon

Pathogen Removal During the Composting Process
Tim Reuter, Alberta Agriculture

Putting a Dent in Food Waste: the Misfits Produce Experience
Mike Meinhardt, RedHat Co-operative

Soil Health: An Introduction
Yamily Zavala, Chinook Applied Research

Climate Change Impact Potential for Agriculture, Waste and Bioenergy
Liz Brennan, Viresco Solutions


COMPOST MATTERS in British Columbia - Online Proceedings

Presentations on March 6 & 7, 2017

Van Dusen Botanical Gardens
5251 Oak Street, Vancouver BC

Updates from the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George
Petra Wildauer, Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

Factors to Consider for Anaerobic Digestion
Brendan Van Biert, Fraser Valley Biogas

WorkSafe BC Regulations: How They Apply to Compost Facilities
Carol-Anne Bouffard, WorkSafe BC and John Paul, Transform Compost

Compliance Tracking and Progress Monitoring Integrating Regulatory Compliance, Health & Safety and Operational Efficiencies in Facility Management Programs
Brian King, Laflèche Environmental

Applications for Certified Compostable Products
Isaul Lopez, BASF Canada

Innovation in Designs for Container Composting and Odour Treatment
Douglas Lanz, AirPhaser

Organic Waste Diversion and Nutrient Recycling: Data Gaps and Lessons Learned
Jillian Treadwell, McGill University

Characterization and Management of Food Waste in North America: Challenges and Approaches
Tamara Shulman, Tetra Tech

Canada’s National Food Waste Reduction Strategy: A Call for Collaboration
Denise Philippe, National Zero Waste Council


COMPOST MATTERS in Québec - Online Proceedings

Présentation sur 15 et 16 mars, 2017

Auberge Royal Versailles,
7200 rue Sherbrooke Est, Montréal QC H1N 1E7

La collecte à 3 voies et le compostage au Québec: on progresse, on évolue, on réussit!
Françoise Forcier, SOLINOV

Le secteur émergent de l'ento(mo)technologie dans le traitement des résidus organiques urbains et ruraux et liens avec le bannissement de l'enfouissement des résidus organiques prévu pour 2020 au Québec.
Louise Hénault-Éthier, Fondation David Suzuki

Utilisation du compost dans les mines du nord du Canada
Paul Larouche, GCPL

Profitons de la fraction organique des déchets solides municipaux
Benoit Lamarche, EnGlobe

Conception innovante pour compostage en conteneurs et traitement des odeurs
David Martin, DJM Group Consultants

Élaboration de stratégies de réduction du gaspillage d’aliments et implantation de programmes de récupération des résidus organiques au travail
Alexis Fortin, Métro Richelieu inc.

Meilleures applications pour des produits certifiés compostables
Isaul Lopez, BASF Canada


COMPOST MATTERS in Manitoba - Online Proceedings

Presentations on March 21 &22, 2017

Fort Gibraltar
866 St. Joseph Street, Winnipeg MB

Manitoba Composts: The State of Organic Waste Diversion in Manitoba
Laura Hnatiuk, Green Manitoba

Compliance Tracking and Progress Monitoring Integrating Regulatory Compliance, Health & Safety and Operational Efficiencies in Facility Management Programs
Brian King, Laflèche Environmental

Impact of Agricultural Production on Climate Change
Aaron Glenn, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

Use of Compost and Reuse of Wood Waste as Landfill Cover to Mitigate GHG emissions
Monika Niemczyk, KGS Group

Composting Challenging Materials: Lessons-Learned While Establishing a Mid-Scale Composting Program
Trevor Fraser, University of Manitoba

Compost Winnipeg: Commercial & Residential Organics Pick-Up
Kelly Kuryk, Green Action Centre

Home & School Composting Initiatives with Green Action Centre
Teresa Looy, Green Action Centre

Applications for Certified Compostable Products
Isaul Lopez, BASF Canada

Bioenergy Optimization Program Demonstration Project
Dennis St. George, Manitoba Hydro

Greenbin Compost Agricultural Trials: Results to-date in Manitoba
Lord Abbey, Dalhousie University






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Compost Matters in
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February 21 & 22, 2017
Moncton, NB

Compost Matters in
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February 22 & 23, 2017
North York, ON

Compost Matters in
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March 1 & 2, 2017
Edmonton, AB

Compost Matters in
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March 6 & 7, 2017
Vancouver, BC

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March 15 & 16, 2017
Montréal, QC

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March 21 & 22, 2017
Winnipeg, MB

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RETHINK ORGANIC WASTE -A Circular Strategy for Organics

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