The Organics Recycling Association of Ohio (ORAO), previously known as the Ohio Compost Association, Inc., has set a direction that fits today's environment. ORAO is a non-profit organization that promotes the growth of the organics recycling industry in Ohio encouraging further study, research, advancement, development of composting and organic recycling through professionalism, education, training, information exchange and networking of the industry and its regulating agencies.
Thanks to Jeffrey Landis of Independent Brand Labs for the ORAO logo design!
THESE DATES! October 21, 22, 23, 2013 BioCycle presents the13th
Annual Conference on Renewable Energy from Organics Recycling at the
Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio!
CALL FOR PAPERS - RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM ORGANICS RECYCLING CONFERENCE
October 21, 22, 23, 2013 Click here to sign up for email updates!
Columbus, Ohio - Hyatt Regency
The 13th Annual BioCycle Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics
Recycling (REFOR13), October 21-23, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio is accepting
abstracts for presentations.
New for REFOR13 is a
concurrent session track dedicated to Food Recovery and Recycling,
including reduction, separation, collection, preprocessing and the
integration of anaerobic digestion and composting.
other tracks encompass the full spectrum of BioCycle's coverage of
production of renewable energy and high value products from municipal,
agricultural and industrial organic waste streams.
Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words.
Deadline for abstract submittal is July 15, 2013.
will be responsible for a discounted registration fee of $295 (includes
attendance of all sessions on October 21 and 22, tradeshow, two
continental breakfasts, two lunches and refreshment breaks). The one-day
discounted speaker registration fee is $175.
Presentation Requirements for Equipment Vendors, Service Providers
to the volume of abstracts submitted by equipment vendors and service
providers, BioCycle Conference organizers have established the following
* Presentations must be case studies,
planning process, and or third party research findings. Presentations
should not be focused solely on vendors' equipment, systems and/or
* Case studies should be presented from the point
of view of a facility manager/operator. BioCycle prefers case studies be
presented by the project or facility manager/operator.
Details should include why and how the project started; unique barriers
encountered and or innovative solutions developed during project
planning; description of operations.
Click below for Presentation Topics and to Submit An Abstract:
Renewable Energy Tracks http://www.biocycleenergy.com/2013/cfp13_energyform.html
Food Recovery and Recycling Track http://www.biocycleenergy.com/2013/cfp13_foodform.html
2013 Compliance Assistance Conference May 21 & 22, 2013 At the Crown Plaza Columbus North in Columbus, OH.
Click here for details and agenda.
HOUSE BILL 592 - OHIO SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT REVIEW
COMPOSTING RULES AND MULTI-PROGRAM BECAME EFFECTIVE APRIL 2, 2012
The Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM), has filed the Composting rules (3745-560) and associated Multi-Program rules (3745-500, 3745-501, 3745-503) as final on February 16, 2012. These rules became effective on April 2, 2012. A copy of the filed rules are available on DMWM's website.
Interested in Food Scrap Composting?
Read this helpful fact sheet from the Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP).
Download Composting and Diversion Guide created by the Ohio Grocers Association and ODNR.
IMPRELIS HERBICIDE CLAIMS RESOLUTION PROCESS
Click HERE for information about Imprelis and who you need to contact.
LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO BUY COMPOST? HOW TO USE COMPOST?
Click HERE OR HERE and type in your location to see a list of businesses near you!
Click HERE to go to the USCC Compost Use Guidelines and download the Field Guide to Compost Use.
LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ABOUT COMPOSTABLE BAGS, CONTAINERS, FILMS, AND SERVICEWARE?