COOL Workshops

Creating Ways to Keep Organics Out of the Landfill
Presented by
The GrassRoots Recycling Network (GRRN)
Solid Waste Resource Renewal Group at Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (SWRRG)
Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 (EPA)
JANUARY 12, 2011,  RUTGERS EcoComplex (Environmental Research and Extension Center) 1200 Florence-Columbus Rd. Bordentown, NJ 08505-4200


Creating Ways to Keep Organics Out of the Landfill

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Presented by

The GrassRoots Recycling Network (GRRN)

Solid Waste Resource Renewal Group at Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (SWRRG)

Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 (EPA)

RUTGERS EcoComplex (Environmental Research and Extension Center), 1200 Florence-Columbus Rd., Bordentown, NJ 08505-4200

Register now by contacting Priscilla E. Hayes, Esq., Program Coordinator, Solid Waste Resource Renewal Group, at  732-932-9155, ext. 233 or hayes@aesop.rutgers.edu

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Workshop Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 GRRN Compostable Organics Out of Landfill

9:30 EPA Region 2

10:00 New Jersey and Region 2 Organic Composting History—Where we are Now

Priscilla Hayes, SWRRG

Anthony Fontana, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

11:00 – 11:15 Break

11:15 Continuation of panel discussion

Michael Manna, Organic Recycling Solutions, LLC

Charles Link, Hyatt Regency Princeton

12:00 Vegan Lunch

1:00 What Is Working In Other Regions to Create New Recycling Opportunities

Angel Arroyo-Rodriguez, Ohio EPA: Ohio Food Scraps Recovery Initiative

David Weidenfeller, Norseman Environmental Products: Ontario’s Green Bin Program

2:00 New Directions in New Jersey

Priscilla Hayes, SWRRG

Janet Pellichero, Princeton Township/Mark Dente, Premier Food Waste Recycling

3:00 -3:15 Break

3:15 – 4:30 Creating A New Regional and State Organics Recycling Boom

A Group Discussion with Audience and Panel.

A $20.00 donation to cover lunch and facilities costs is requested.

Register now by contacting Priscilla E. Hayes, Esq., Program Coordinator, Solid Waste Resource Renewal Group, at  732-932-9155, ext. 233 or hayes@aesop.rutgers.edu

For more information, contact Richard Anthony, GRRN, at ricanthony@aol.com or 858-272-2905