The Washington Organic Recycling Council presents:

2003 Annual Meeting
FOOD WASTE COPOSTING:
The Next Piece of the Recycling Pie Seminar

This informative seminar includes numerous presentations and a poster session addressing new food waste recycling programs, process management issues and what’s happening in Washington State.

Featured speakers include Jack Macy, the organics recycling coordinator for the City and County of San Francisco. Also speaking is Karin Grobe, organic food industry consultant who has worked with Organic Recyclers Anonymous in Santa Cruz, California since 1997.

There will also be numerous professional exhibits and some great opportunities to network with professionals from around the country.

Pierce County Environmental Services Facility
9858 64t Street West
University Place (Tacoma), Washington, 98467
December 11, 2003
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Call 360-556-3926

Program Schedule:

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:15 a.m. Facility Tour (optional)
9:00 a.m. Program

INTORDUCTION TO FOOD WASTE - Holly Wescott, Washington Department of Ecology

TACKLING COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL FOOD DIVERSION CHALLENGES IN SAN FRANCISCO – Jack Macy, City of San Francisco

ON-SITE FOD SCRAP DIVERSION SYSTEMS – Karin Grobe, Organic Recyclers Anonymous

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided) visit exhibitors and view poster session.

WAHINGTON FOOD WASTE RECYCLING SHOWCASE – Come hear what’s happening in Washington State.

FOOD WASTE TO COMPOST – A panel discussion on making the transformation happen.

PERSPECTIVE ON REGULATORY ISSUES – An Interactive discussion on “hot topics’ of odor management, pathogens and facility designs.

4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Wrap Up

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. WORC Annual Membership/ Board Meeting – Location TBA in the Lakewood area.

Sponsored by:

Cedar Grove Composting

CH2M HILL

City of Port Angeles

Columbia Resource Company

Compost Design Services

King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks

Pacific Rock & Recycle Equipment Company

Parametrix, Inc.

Pierce County Environmental Services

Seattle Public Utilities

Snohomish County Solid Waste

Waste Management/Recycle America

Tacoma Water

Washington Department of Ecology


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