Attendees will learn best practices for municipalities developing or improving food waste and organics programs. Panelists will present case studies & provide a comprehensive review of steps in the process, e.g., city, hauler, processor. All phases of organics program development will be addressed including Research: collecting qualitative and quantitative data through surveys, & focus groups to inform program development; Planning: Identifying compost facilities and the infrastructure to collect/transport organic waste; Choosing the proper equipment, best practices for educating residents on organic waste collection, impact of regulations and the trend toward zero waste, collection operations logistics; and Program Implementation.
Moderator: Kristin Kinder, Wastequip
- Charlotte Pitt, Operations Manager at Denver Solid Waste, City of Denver
- Dave Vaughn, VP & Senior Director of Business and Market Development, Recology. CA
- Ned Foley, Owner, Two Particular Acres; Managing Member, American BioSoils & Compost. PA