Rick Shipley

Rick Shipley

Rick Shipley

Speaker | Organix Recycling, LLC

Mokena, IL | 708-935-6109 | rshipley@organixrecycling.com

USCC Member

Presentation Title: Incorporating Commercial Food Waste Collections Into Compost Operations

Session: Making it Work: Improving Your Collection Programs

Time: Wednesday, January 30, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Presentation Summary: In this session we will explore how the vertical integration of commercial food waste collections into composting operations can create increased opportunities for both food waste generators and compost users. While the prospects are bountiful, incorporating high volumes of food waste into compost operations causes new and unexpected challenges. We will share our experiences and offer some Best Practices as a collector of large volumes of retail food waste as well as the operator of multiple,commercial compost sites.