|This informative seminar includes numerous
presentations and a poster session addressing new food
waste recycling programs, process management issues
and what’s happening in Washington State.
Featured speakers include Jack Macy, the organics
recycling coordinator for the City and County of San
Francisco. Also speaking is Karin Grobe, organic food
industry consultant who has worked with Organic Recyclers
Anonymous in Santa Cruz, California since 1997.
There will also be numerous professional exhibits
and some great opportunities to network with professionals
from around the country.
Pierce County Environmental Services Facility
9858 64t Street West
University Place (Tacoma), Washington, 98467
December 11, 2003
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:15 a.m. Facility Tour (optional)
9:00 a.m. Program
INTORDUCTION TO FOOD WASTE - Holly Wescott, Washington
Department of Ecology
TACKLING COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL FOOD DIVERSION
CHALLENGES IN SAN FRANCISCO – Jack Macy, City
of San Francisco
ON-SITE FOD SCRAP DIVERSION SYSTEMS – Karin
Grobe, Organic Recyclers Anonymous
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided) visit
exhibitors and view poster session.
WAHINGTON FOOD WASTE RECYCLING SHOWCASE – Come
hear what’s happening in Washington State.
FOOD WASTE TO COMPOST – A panel discussion
on making the transformation happen.
PERSPECTIVE ON REGULATORY ISSUES – An Interactive
discussion on “hot topics’ of odor management,
pathogens and facility designs.
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Wrap Up
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. WORC Annual Membership/ Board
Meeting – Location TBA in the Lakewood area.
City of Port Angeles
Columbia Resource Company
Compost Design Services
King County Department of Natural
Resources and Parks
Pacific Rock & Recycle Equipment
Pierce County Environmental
Seattle Public Utilities
Snohomish County Solid Waste
Waste Management/Recycle America
Washington Department of Ecology