March 9 statewide conference hopes to continue state
surge toward composting
Speaker Lineup set for 2017
You'll hear a lot
about Charlestown's Earth Care Farms, the state's largest agricultural compost producer. (photo by Will Collette)
The speaker lineup for the 2017
Rhode Island Compost Conference and Trade Show that will be held Thursday
March 9 in the student center of Rhode Island College has been finalized.
A joint venture of the
Environment Council of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island College Office
of Sustainability, the opening plenary speakers will be William Conrad
and Greg McCarron of SCS Engineers speaking on “Design and Operation of a
Decentralized Regional Compost System.”
SCS Engineers has been in the
compost business for a number of years and this talk will highlight what
they have learned and current work.
There will be a total of 8
workshops in 2 morning sessions, several covering topics never before
discussed at the year RI Compost Conference.