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Food Scraps and Composting Forum -- Policy and Practice, 16-June-2012, 11 am, West End Community Centre

Food Scraps and Composting Forum
(West End, and Vancouver)
When: June 16, 2012, 11 am to 12:30 pm
Where: West End Community Centre

Purpose: To inspire and inform by providing information and covering the significance and prospects for food scraps composting. Report will be prepared from information collected.

Program

  1. Greeting (2 minutes)
    Introduction (10 minutes: West End Drop Spots, results so far, future prospects for different composting models in West End (including 100% coverage of multi-unit residential buildings), context of food scraps composting in the entire food cycle
    Policy Aspects of Composting (Liz Blakeway describes findings of masters research on composting globally and locally, with specific examples) (20 minutes)
    Situation in West End, past, present, and future prospects
    Short reports: City’s pilot program on single family composting program, (b) grants/funding, (c) more…Metro Vancouver
    Open Discussion
    Conclusion: Summarize desired or possible outcomes for food scraps composting in 3, 12, 36 months…

West End Neighbourhood Food Network
contact foodwestend@gmail.com

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