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NYS Organics Summit

April 5 - April 6


Albany, NY

Join SCS Engineers at the  8th Annual New York State Organics Summit on April 5-6, 2022, in Albany, NY, at Albany Capital Center. This year’s event is a hybrid, offering attendees the chance to participate in-person or virtually.

At this Summit, we’ll cover:

  • Federal Compost Initiatives
  • Charging Forward: Rethinking Food Waste in NYS
  • Addressing a Changing Climate with Organics Management
  • Growing the Organics Recycling industry with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Mind
  • Co-Digestion of Food Scraps at Anaerobic Digesters
  • Source Separation and its Impact on Product Quality
  • Insider Tips from Large Scale Composting Operations
  • Community Composting: Opportunities & Challenges
  • Community Engagement through Composting
  • Emerging Research & Technologies
  • Topic Breakout Discussions including Q&A with DEC regulators, food scraps drop-off programs, NYS Compost Awareness Week, Partnering with Farms and Compost Operations
  • The Capital District in Action

Student Sponsorships are Available if you can’t manage the registration fee. JSA Sustainable Wealth Management offers to pay the enrollment fee for up to 5 students who self-identify as needing a scholarship for the Summit. For student scholarship enrollment, email and with your name, email address, where you go to school, a short paragraph about what you’d like to learn from the NYS Organics Summit, and how you might take action from what you learn.

USCC Young Professionals Meet & Greet for students, young professionals, or those new to the composting industry. Join us in meeting one another and hearing about the various opportunities offered through the U.S. Composting Council and the Young Professionals Group.

As an add-on to your registration, you can purchase a ticket to tour the Town of Bethlehem Composting Facility. Visit a large municipal compost facility at an exciting time in its 20-year history, learning about the infrastructure and operational steps they have taken to transition from two decades of processing yard waste to now incorporating food scraps. The tour will include a demonstration of composting equipment, including the new Aerated Static Pile (ASP) equipment used to process food scraps on a larger scale.




Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207
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NYS Assn for Reduction, Reuse & Recycling