Sashti Balasundaram

Sashti Balasundaram

Speaker | WeRadiate

Getzville, NY | Sashti@WeRadiate.com

Sashti is an educator and entrepreneur developing novel approaches to create technology and digital tools for mitigating climate impact and enhancing soil health. He is a certified Master Composter receiving accreditation from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the founder of WeRadiate which uses smart-sensor digital technology to enhance efficiencies with farms and compost facilities. He is a graduate and holds a Public Health degree from Columbia University.

Session Code: 3E

Track: Community Composting

Session Name: Focusing on Data

Session Time: Tuesday, January 25, 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM

Presentation Title: Research Trends in Community Composting & Technology

Presentation Description: Qualitative research using an innovative platform to crowdsource insights on community composting was conducted. Real-time data was collected in a structured collaborative format enabling contributors to connect and react to information and add deeper meaning to the conversation. Our report contains careful examination of these conversations allowing the compost sector to understand current community composting insights, predict future trends and areas for innovation in technology and impact.