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How Compost Helps Feed the Globe and Tackle Climate Change

How Compost Helps Feed the Globe and Tackle Climate Change
When:
October 28, 2021 @ 6:00 am – 6:45 am UTC Timezone
2021-10-28T06:00:00+00:00
2021-10-28T06:45:00+00:00

Click here to register for the webinar.

This webinar is for waste professionals, policymakers, and the curious-minded on how compost can help tackle global challenges. Join me and Dr Jane Gilbert as we discuss the role of compost in increasing food security, combating desertification, and helping reduce atmospheric greenhouse gas levels.

We will explore this issue from the ground up (excuse the pun!), unpacking:
– the science behind how compost improves soil health
– the role of compost in sequestering carbon in the soil
– the potential global value of compost

Don’t miss out, register now!

SPEAKERS

Jane Gilbert, Chair @ISWA’s Biological Treatment Working Group

Dr Jane Gilbert originally trained as a microbiologist before entering the world of waste. She is the current Chair of ISWA’s Biological Treatment Working Group and has gained her International Waste Manager status. Jane was a lead author for two ISWA publications in 2020 summarising the benefits of applying compost and anaerobic digestate to soils. Jane is currently working on a number of circular economy projects in Australia, Mongolia and the UK.

Kat Heinrich, Rawtec

Kat Heinrich is a food waste specialist in Australia and winner of the 2017 GISA Women in Waste Leadership Award. She is a Director at Rawtec, advising businesses and governments how to reduce waste and improve resource management. Kat recently completed a study tour in the US and Europe, investigating best-practice food waste initiatives. Her research and case studies are available at beyondfoodwaste.com.

Click here to register for the webinar.

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