Organics/Food Waste Diversion: Strategic Ways to Move Forward
April 10, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Call-in Number: 303/900-3524 (no code needed)
Web Link: uberconference.com/skumatz
This webinar assembles key concepts that communities can use to move organics (green waste and food waste) diversion forward, even under tight budget situations. The webinar addresses collection and program design options and best management practices; familiarizes the attendee with the major types of processing options and their pros and cons; and summarizes the -?next steps" that communities should consider.
- Optimizing current programs, reviewing best practices for -?traditional" recycling and organics programs
- Cost-effective strategies that provide support for organics collection, including: PAYT, stakeholder incentives, improved outreach, regulatory options and other strategies that reduce barriers or increase opportunities / access
- Best practices in food and organics diverson programs
- Big-ticket opportunities, including food scraps in the commercial sector
- Detailed insight into processing options, costs, barriers and opportunities
- Lisa Skumatz is an economist with 36 years in solid waste research. She has conducted solid waste program and policy research around the nation on effective and cost-effective recycling, organics, and reduction strategies. Lisa is known for her quantitative analysis expertise and she focuses on research that helps inform program decision-making by communities, states, and haulers. Contact: 303-494-1178; firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Bob Yost is Vice President and Chief Technical Officer for A1 Organics. A1 is the Rocky Mountain Region's largest commercial organic recycling company. Bob has been with the company for 28 years. His experience includes product and market analysis and development, new business development, technical evaluation, regulatory compliance and project and corporate management. Contact: 303-710-9121, email@example.com.
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