Tim Gainer

Tim Gainer

Speaker | Raleigh Solid Waste Services Department

Raleigh, NC | timothy.gainer@raleighnc.gov

USCC Member

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Session Name: Municipal Composting 3: There’s Green in Them Thar Piles!

Presentation Time: Wednesday, January 29, 4:15 to 5:45 PM

Presentation Title: Marketing Municipal Compost: Q&A with a Panel of Practitioners

Presentation Description: Marketing your finished compost and compost-based products can provide significant income, often making the difference between net profit and loss.But for municipal governments and agencies, who are service-driven and not for-profit, even the act of selling compost can be controversial.Fear of accusations of unfair competition with the private sector is an issue.Just managing the bureaucracy can be a hurdle.Listen to 3 municipal compost managers explain how they are working to overcome these and other barriers in this interactive session.
Moderator: Ron Alexander, R. Alexander Associates, Inc.
Panelists:
Elliot Schneider – City of St Peters (Biosolids and Yard Debris (separate products)
Jeff Ziegenbein – Inland Empire Utilities Agency (Biosolids)