Nora Goldstein

Nora Goldstein

Nora Goldstein

Speaker | BioCycle Connect, LLC

Emmaus, Pennsylvania | noragold@biocycle.net

Nora Goldstein is Editor/Publisher of BioCycle CONNECT® and BioCycle.net, the Organics Recycling Authority. Nora is in her 5th decade of working at BioCycle. She received the US Composting Council’s Hi Kellogg Award for Outstanding Service to the Composting Industry, and the American Biogas Council’s Biogas Visionary Award.

Session Code: 1C

Track: Compostable Products

Session Name: Accepting and Rejecting Guidance and Experience; The Road to Addressing Issues

Session Time: Tuesday, January 25, 8:15 AM to 9:45 AM

Presentation Title: The USCC Guide to Accepting or Rejecting Compostable Product

Presentation Description: Presentation will walk attendees through the USCC’s Compost Manufacturers’ Decision Making Guide to Accepting or Rejecting Compostable Products, released in September 2021 and written by BioCycle Associates. The Guide includes key observations regarding composting certified compostable products, a Decision Tree, and accompanying worksheets that cover composting site assessment, business implications, feedstock source control, composting equipment assessment, and compost manufacturing operations assessment. The final sections of the Guide include Interactive Worksheets to help determine if your facility is a candidate to accept and successfully compost compostable products, and a spreadsheet to assess the financial viability of of accepting food scraps with compostable products included.