• Commercial Composting: Get Started

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    Name: Commercial Composting: Get Started
    Date: April 5, 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
    Event Description:
    Topic: Basic Workshops

    Interested in starting a composting business? We have gathered the resources and experts you need to find out if this is the right business opportunity for you. State legislative mandates, the Johnston landfill nearing capacity, and new revenue markets for compost have created a market opportunity in Rhode Island estimated at $50 million for entrepreneurs to pursue. The session will address revenue opportunities, "true composting" standards, the pros and cons of composting methods, regulations and the interconnectedness of the food waste support system. This the first in a series.

    Speaker(s): Panelist will include Alan Gillespie, USDA NRCS; Frank Jacques, Center for Sustainable Organic Agriculture; and Mark Dennen, RI DEM.

    Fee: No Cost

    Register online to attend at: https://www.risbdc.org/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20390005

    315 Iron Horse Way
    Providence, RI 02908
    Date/Time Information:
    April 5, 2019
    8:30am - 10:30am
    Contact Information:
    Susan Snyder
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