10/27: Learn About Composting
Sustainable Blacksburg will host “Composting: Campus + Community” Lunch and Learn at 12:00 pm, at the Blacksburg Library, on October 27.
Presenters will discuss the science behind composting, as well as current options and future plans for composting, and diversion of organic waste on the VT campus and in the community.
Participants will learn about the pros and cons of true composting vs. anaerobic digestion; as well as technical, financial, and regulatory challenges to enacting community scale composting programs. Potential campus/community partnerships will also be discussed.
Prof. Greg Evanylo – VT Professor in the School of Plant & Environmental Sciences
Blake Bensman – VT Residence Life & Dining Services Sustainability Manager
Carol Davis – Town of Blacksburg Sustainability Manager
Click on this link to attend virtually: tinyurl.com/bburg-composting