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[GreenYes] Webcasting and posting of presentations for 3/19/07 Workshop on Reducing Greenhouse Gases Through Composting Organics, Sacramento, CA


Yes. CRRA usually posts presentations to their
website. We're also going to be webcasting this
live. Stay tuned for details on that.


At 07:05 AM 2/23/2007, David Biddle wrote:
>This looks like a great workshop. Obviously,
>those of us in the east are incapable of
>attending. When you?re through, will you be
>posting to GreenYes access info to any documents
>or presentations that come out of this?
>David Biddle, Executive Director
>Greater Philadelphia Commercial Recycling Council
>P.O. Box 4037
>Philadelphia, PA 19118
>215-247-3090 (desk)
>215-432-8225 (cell)
>Read In Business magazine to learn about sustainable
>businesses in communities across North America!
>Go to: <>
>on 2/21/07 7:19 PM, Gary Liss at gary@no.address wrote:
>Apologies for Cross-Postings
>Register Now for FREE CRRA Workshop, March 19, 2007, Sacramento, CA
>Reducing Greenhouse Gases
>Through Composting Organics
>Landfills are a significant source of manmade
>methane emissions in California. Methane is
>created when organic materials, whether disposed
>of or used as cover materials, decompose
>anaerobically in landfills. Therefore, one way
>to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions
>in California would be to phase out compostable
>organic materials such as yard trimmings and
>food scraps from landfill disposal or use. In
>addition, organic materials have numerous
>benefits when returned to the soil, from
>replenishing the soil, retaining water, helping
>to prevent soil erosion, and treating
>stormwater, among others. Join CRRA and industry
>experts as we discuss the purpose and design of
>such a policy and explore alternatives to organics disposal.
>Agenda - Monday, March 19, 2007
>9:00 - 9:10
>How Landfilling of Organics Contributes to Global Warming
>9:10 ? 10:15:
>Moderated by Gary Liss, Gary Liss & Associates
>Speakers: Dr. Sally Brown, University of
>Washington; James Goldstene, Air Resources Board; TBD, CIWMB
>An overview of AB32 will be provided and
>presentations about how much greenhouse gases
>could be reduced through composting organics,
>how State agencies working on this issue are
>responding and opportunities for public input.
>Key Policy & Program Changes Needed to Compost More Organics
>10:30 ? 12:00:
>Moderated by David Krueger, HF&H Consultants
>Speakers: Scott Smithline, Californians Against
>Waste; Matt Cotton, Integrated Waste Management
>Consulting & President, US Composting Council;
>Jack Macy - San Francisco Department of the
>Environment; Peter Anderson, RecycleWorlds; Evan Edgar, Edgar & Associates.
>Experts will highlight the need for aggressive
>action to remove organics from the landfill to
>reduce GHG emissions and what are key policies
>and programs that are needed to accomplish that goal.
>12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch on Your Own
>Roundtable Discussion of Key Issues with Stakeholders and Audience
>1:00 ? 2:30:
>Discussion moderated by Richard Anthony, Richard Anthony Associates.
>Speakers: Rich Flammer - Hidden Resources;
>Michele Young, City of San Jose & CA Organics
>Recycling Council, John Davis, Mojave Desert and
>Mountain Recycling Authority & co-Author of
>CRRA's Resource Management Act; Michael Gross,
>Z-Best Representative; Roger Van der Wende, Community Recycling.
>Stakeholders will respond to suggested policies
>from morning and interact with audience to develop proposals further..
>Where Do We Go From Here?
>2:45 ? 4:00:
>Plenary discussion with all attendees moderated
>by Julie Muir, Peninsula Sanitary Services and President, CRRA.
>All earlier speakers are invited to participate as resources.
>This is a FREE event.
>RSVP for this Event NOW!
>Go to:
>or email gary@no.address
>Location of Event:
>Cal EPA Building
>1001 I Street
>Sacramento, CA
>Event Organized by:
>California Resource Recovery Association
>PO Box 276567
>Sacramento, CA 95827
>916-441-CRRA (2772)
> <> The California Resource
> Recovery Association (CRRA) is a statewide
> recycling association in California with over
> 500 recycling professionals and practitioners
> as members. Founded in 1974, the California
> Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) is a
> non-profit 501(C)3 organization dedicated to
> promoting waste reduction, reuse, recycling,
> pollution prevention, and composting. The CRRA
> works to expand markets for recycled materials,
> promotes sustainable materials policies and is
> a clearinghouse for information, innovation,
> and industry and governmental initiatives. CRRA
> is the premier organization for linking like-
> minded individuals from every facet of the
> industry. Non-profits, waste haulers,
> recyclers, state, federal and local government,
> academic institutions, recycled product
> manufacturers, and many others come together under the CRRA umbrella.
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>Gary Liss
>Fax: 916-652-0485
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Fax: 916-652-0485
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