Learn from interactive presenters and tour Solana Center's new mid-scale compost demonstration and training center
- What is an aerated static pile (ASP)?
- History of aerated composting
- Feedstock alternatives and mix parameters
- Method of operating and managing a system
- Mitigating adverse impacts from: odor; vectors, ground water contamination
- Benefits of composting
- Benefits of using compost
Bonus: After presentation, harvest previously-built compost pile and re-construct new ASP. (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
About the speaker
Peter Moon - O2Compost, President and Principal Engineer
Peter is a licensed civil engineer in the State of Washington and has worked as a consulting engineer serving as project manager on projects involving site selection, permitting, design, construction management, and regulatory compliance. He has 25 years of experience in the composting industry and serves as project manager for all municipal, industrial and agricultural composting projects.
Peter has a Bachelor’s degree in Geology (1977) and a Masters degree in Geotechnical Engineering from UC Berkeley (1979). For many years, his work involved all aspects of landfill design and construction, as well as environmental compliance in the changing world of federal and state regulations. His work in composting began in 1989 when he successfully obtained the first compost facility permit in King County for Iddings Compost (Kent, WA). Since that time, Peter has helped obtain 26 operating permits for compost facilities located in six states and provinces.
Presentation fees are nonrefundable.
This presentation does NOT address typical residential composting or large-scale commercial composting. It is intended for those systems that fall in between: farms, parks, community gardens, schools, businesses, etc.
If you're not already familiar with composting, check out one of Solana Center's free composting workshops!
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Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA
|Aerated Static Piles Workshop||$ 15.00|