BioCycle REFOR17

 

Building Best-In-Class
Organics Recycling
Programs
Local Policies
Food Waste Collection
Processing Infrastructure
Markets
March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 2020 • Sacramento, California • DoubleTree By Hilton Sacramento

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Agenda

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Updated 2.7

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | | 9:00 AM — 10:15 AM
 
  Opening PLENARY  
Setting The Stage: Building Best-In-Class Programs
 
Why We're Bullish On SB 1383

Jack Johnson
County of San Mateo (CA), Office of Sustainability

 
First The Mandate, Now The Market

Andy Smith
King County (WA) Solid Waste Division (Invited)

 
 
Moderated by Nora Goldstein, BioCycle
 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | | 11:00 AM — 12:15 PM
 
Track 1
Zero Waste Vantage Points
How Zero Waste And Climate Action Plans Can Help Composters

Gary Liss, Gary Liss & Associates

Intersection Of Food Loss And Waste And Packaging

Andrew Marr, Metro Vancouver

Supermarkets Waste Reduction and Compliance

Cory Oskardmay, Go2Zero Strategies

 
Track 2
Organics Recycling Infrastructure
Role of Community-Scale Composting

David Baker, Green Restaurants Alliance Sacramento

Bill Maynard, City of Sacramento, Community Gardens Program

California's Infrastructure — Past, Present And Future

Matt Cotton, Integrated Waste Management Consulting, LLC

 
DEEP DIVE DISCUSSIONS
How To Select Your Anaerobic Digestion Technology — Wet, Plug Flow, Dry?

Kim Domptail, GHD

 

Program Tracking Tools: Outreach, Code Enforcement, Monitoring Food Waste Program Implementation

Kendra Bruno, City of Napa (CA)

Al Mowbray, Metro (Portland, OR)

 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | | 1:45 PM — 3:30 PM
 
Track 1
Cost Impacts of Enforcing Provisions of Mandatory Organics

• Planning for SB 1383 requirements and implementation

• Impacts on rates and services

• Costs and funding of organics Infrastructure

Panelists:

Carrie Baxter, R3 Consulting Group, Inc.

Leslie Lukas, Zero Waste Sonoma (CA)

Dave Staub, City of Santa Clara (CA)

Thomas Gratz, Hitachi Zosen Inova

Christian Warner, Athens Services

 
Track 2
Organic Waste Quantification
Commercial Food Scraps Composition Study

Al Mowbray, Metro (Portland, OR)

Roadmap To Organic Waste Disposal Quantification

Jessica Toth, Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

Estimating City- and County-Scale Commercial Food Waste

Coryanne Mansell, Center for EcoTechnology

 
DEEP DIVE DISCUSSIONS
Navigating State Air Permitting And Compliance Requirements For Composting

Patrick Sullivan, SCS Engineers

 

What's Edible?

Laura Moreno, PhD, UC Berkeley (Invited)

 

 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | | 4:15 PM — 6:00 PM
 
Track 1
NRDC Tools for Cities Addressing Food Waste

• Overview of new NRDC Food Matters tools for cities addressing food waste

• Integrating hierarchy strategies at the city level, e.g., wasted food prevention in organics recycling outreach, food rescue requirements in hauling contracts

• Measuring success

•Partner cities lessons learned

Presenters:

Darby Hoover, Maddie Keating and Nina Sevilla, NRDC

Panelists:

Ava Richardson, City of Baltimore

Susan Renaud and Tay Dunklee, City of Denver

 

 
Track 2
Compost And Digestate Markets
Communicating Compost Benefits

Sally Brown, University of Washington

Compost Procurement: Lessons Learned

Ron Alexander, R. Alexander Associates, Inc.

Review Of Recycled Organics For NOP Regulations Compliance

Nick Stansbury, Organic Materials Review Institute

 
DEEP DIVE DISCUSSIONS
Practical Infrastructure Solutions
For SB 1383 Organic Waste Diversion

Cindy Liles, Clements Environmental Corp.

 
Food Cycle In Cities,
On Farmlands

Jessica Toth, Solana Center for Environmental Innovation