Category Archives: Land Management

Composting Workshop for NH Carroll and Belknap Counties

Belknap & Carroll County Organics Management
Workshop & Roundtable
Friday, May 17 from 9-12
Meredith Community Center
One Circle Drive, Meredith, NH 03253

Site Visit
Compost Operation and Biodiesel Facility Tour
2:00 pm
Organic Matters/White Gates Farm
2153 Cleveland Hill Road, Tamworth, NH 03886

A gathering for decision makers, municipal officials, commercial and institutional organics
materials generators, haulers, and others interested in advancing organics management & composting.
This half-day event will provide an overview about best management practices of organics.

Topics include
• Organics Management Hierarchy Best Management Practices
Reduce (smart landscaping, grasscycling, leaf mulching, food waste reduction)
Reuse (food recovery, food to animals)
Recycle (backyard & neighborhood composting, commercial composting, centralized composting)
• Collection options: Drop-off, modified curbside, & curbside
• Composting—Best management practices, hauler relations, composting specifics, collection/storage and outreach/ training
• Composting in New Hampshire
Regulatory Overview—Overview of composting site regulations
Who’s Doing it?
• Composting in Action
White Gates Farm/Organic Matters

This workshop will be a Roundtable format with presenters and participants actively engaging in discussion. Each participant will receive a copy of the Best Management Practices for Organics Management for Small Towns and Rural Communities Guide on CD. A networking Brown Bag lunch will follow the workshop.

The event is FREE but registration is required by May 10 so we can plan accordingly.
To register or for more information contact Athena at or 802.254.3636.
Please sign up for the tour when you register for the workshop.
This workshop provides continuing education hours for New Hampshire Operator Certification