Florida Organics Recycling Workshop, January 24, 2017 - Proceedings

Florida Organics Recycling Workshop

January 24, 2017

Tampa, Florida


Note:  Presentation Titles contain hyper links to PDFs of the presentations.

9:15 am – 9:45 am Registration


9:45 am – 9:50 am Welcome and Introductions
Workshop Moderator: Ray Moreau, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.


9:50 am – 10:00 am Overview of Current Organic’s Waste Management and Recycling in Florida
Karen Moore, Florida Department of Environmental Protection


10:00 am – 10:30 am Composting In Florida, A Consultant’s Perspective
Ryan Graunke, Kessler Consulting, Inc.


10:30 am – 11:00 am Food Waste Recovery Presentation
Bill Collins, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida


11:00 am – 11:30 am Anaerobic Digestion: Sustainable Organics Management
Dr. Ann Wilkie, University of Florida – IFAS


11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch


12:30 pm – 1:00 pm BioGas from Anaerobic Digestion  and Handout: Biogas State Profile: Florida
Patrick Serfass, American BioGas Council
Note: Mr. Serfass was unable to attend but provided his information for this proceedings.


1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Florida Organics Recycling Center for Excellence (FORCE) Webiste Unveiling
Miriam Zimms, Kessler Consulting, Inc.


1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Open Discussion: State Strategic Organics Waste Plan


2:00 PM Adjourn