NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The New Jersey Composting Council and the Rutgers EcoComplex are pleased to announce New Jersey’s first Organics Waste Management Summit. Organics processors, composters, haulers, regulators, academics, organics waste management professionals, sustainable community organizations and nonprofits are invited to join the conversation about New Jersey’s organics management practices. The summit will be held on Oct. 1 at the Rutgers EcoComplex in Bordentown, N.J.
“We’re proud to partner with the New Jersey Composting Council on this first of its kind summit that will facilitate a discussion among the New Jersey stakeholders on how to holistically manage our organic waste in the state,” said Serpil Guran, director of the Rutgers EcoComplex.
The New Jersey Composting Council recognizes the national momentum around public policy, technology and investment in organics management programs. The summit aims to educate and showcase the existing activity within the state and highlight the expansive opportunities to generate in-state revenue and lead environmental initiatives. With developing organics waste legislation and sustainable infrastructure regulations, now is the perfect time for stakeholders to plan for the future of organics waste management in the Garden State.
The summit will host panels featuring experienced industry professionals, academics and regulators on topics that include:
- Curbside Food Waste challenges and logistics
- The state of organics, laws and legislation in New Jersey
- Compost and Digester technologies
- Compostable products and their processing
- Community Composting
- Compost utilization and marketing
- Efficient approaches to achieve Circular Carbon Economy
USCC Professional certification credits and Rutgers Recycling Continuing education credits will be available for attendees.
— New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station