Hear from USCC Member NC State about their new compost facility, and from USCC and Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) about the Campus Composting Manual released in 2019!
This webinar is brought to you by the USCC Young Professionals!
Iyanu is the Director of Partnerships for PLAN: The Post Landfill Action Network. Iyanu graduated from New College of Florida with a BA in Environmental Studies.
She has 3 years of experience organizing for environmental movements on college campuses both as a student and professionally. She is particularly passionate about sustainable fashion and intersectional environmentalism!
Ball is the Compost Facility Operator at the North Carolina State University Compost Facility and Research Cooperative. The facility is located at the NCSU Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab and processes all food waste collected at the university
as well as animal bedding from the School of Veterinary Medicine, greenhouse material from the College of Agriculture and Life Science, and wood chips generated on campus. The facility also serves as a living learning lab where students can
regularly tour and learn about composting, and faculty can utilize its resources for their own research.
Matt was hired as the facility operator in July 2019, just prior to its official opening. Before starting with NCSU Waste
Reduction and Recycling, Matt worked for NCSU’s Center for Environmental Farming Systems where his focus was on organic crop research and extension. Prior to coming to the university, Matt spent years managing an organic vegetable farm in Orange
County, NC - which is where he first started making and utilizing compost.
He lives in Wake Forest, NC.
Linda Norris-Waldt is the Advocacy and Communications
Director of the US Composting Council, a national trade organization that advocates for the commercial composting industry, trains and certifies both people and products in best practices of compost production. Linda has been in the recycling industry
for 28 years, having spent 10 years as the recycling manager for Frederick County, MD. She is a University of Maryland graduate, an active member of the Frederick County League of Women Voters, a member of the MD-DC Composting Council Steering Committee
and Maryland Compost Advocacy Coaliton; and is part of the Frederick Compost Workgroup, a citizens advocacy group for composting and food waste in Frederick County. She lives in Middletown MD.
Felipe is the chair of the USCC webinar Committee. This committee organizes a series of quarterly webinars in
2020 on topics such as vermicomposting, STA, weather/geographic impacts on composting, how to get a job in composting, etc.!
Registration for this webinar is now open.
A recording of the webinar will be provided to all members free of charge.
If you are not a member and would like a copy of the webinar please email Ehudiburg@compostingcouncil.org.
Sponsored by Resource Recycling Systems!