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Ohio Composting Tour Set for Aug. 11 in NE Ohio

Registration is open for Composting in Ohio 2011: A Tour of the Industry, set for Aug. 11 in northeast Ohio. The program is for anyone interested in large-scale composting, recycling and overall sustainable practices.

Featured will be:

• The Medina County Municipal Solid Waste Processing Complex, the only Class I composting site in Ohio, which means it can take in a wide range of solid waste – mixed, from food, from yards, from industry.

Baldwin-Wallace College’s industrial-scale Earth Tub food-waste composter in Berea, part of the school’s move toward greater sustainability; and

Rosby Resource Recycling in Brooklyn Heights, which not only composts food and yard waste (a Class II facility) but processes and recycles construction and demolition debris.

Hours are 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. starting at the Medina County facility at 8700 Lake Rd. in Seville. Also available is a van pool leaving at 7:30 a.m. from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., in Wooster. Space in the van is limited; reserve a spot when you register.

General registration costs $40, includes lunch, and is due by Aug. 4. Student registration costs $25, also includes lunch, and is due by the same date.

The program brochure, complete with times, directions, tour details and a registration form, can be downloaded at http://go.osu.edu/D9y.

Register by returning the registration form and your payment, or send your name, contact information and payment to Mary Wicks, OARDC/OSU, Administration Building, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691. Make checks payable to OARDC/OSU. Indicate if you want a spot in the van.

For more information, contact Mary Wicks of OARDC’s Ohio Composting and Manure Management Program, 330-202-3533, wicks.14@osu.edu.

OCAMM and the Organics Recycling Association of Ohio are the sponsors.

OARDC is the research arm of Ohio State Universitys College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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