Join several experts to discuss using biosolids as a feedstock, adding food waste to an existing operation, and maintaining good quality non-biosolids organic feedstock.
Andrew Carpenter, Northern Tilth
Andrew Carpenter is a certified soil scientist, certified crop advisor and certified nutrient management planning specialist. Andrew has been recycling organic residuals and developing new recycling programs since 1992. Andrew received an M.S. in Plant, Soil and Environmental Science at the University of Maine. Currently, he is the President of the Northeast Biosolids and Residuals Association.
Greg Cooper, MassDEP
Greg Cooper is the Deputy Director of Consumer Programs at Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). Greg has nearly 20 years of experience working on solid waste issues in Massachusetts. He currently manages the Commonwealth’s efforts on waste reduction, recycling, toxicity reduction, and composting. This includes running several financial and technical assistance programs and actively participating in solid waste policy and regulatory development.
Greg McCarron, SCS Engineers
Greg McCarron is a vice president with SCS Engineers, with 29 years of experience in all aspects of solid waste management. He graduated from Braintree High School and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts and 5 states. Current work in Massachusetts includes design, permitting, and operation of compost facilities. He also recently prepared a solid waste management plan for the City of Springfield.