USCC Fall Webinar Series - #2 Campus Composting Best Practices
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USCC Fall Webinar Series - #2 Campus Composting Best Practices

This webinar is free to members. Our sponsor, RRS is a sustainability and recycling consulting firm that strives to create a world where resources are managed to maximize economic and social benefit while minimizing environmental harm. The firm has industry professionals, engineers, economists, technical analysts, and communication specialists who share this vision and possess core strengths in materials and recovery. .

When: 9/16/2020
2-3:00 PM
Where: 1053 E Whitaker Mill Rd., Suite 115
Raleigh, North Carolina  27604
United States
Contact: Linda Norris-Waldt

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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 Corniel
iyanu imageIyanu 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!

Matt Ball
Matt 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
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 Pedrazzi
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. 

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Sponsored by Resource Recycling Systems!