Mateo Ocejo is the owner of NetZero Waste Waste, which operates a number of centralized industrial composting facilities in BC, utilizing a Gore-Tex tarp cover system which traps moisture, reduces smell, and allows CO2 and oxygen circulation. The system is classified as an “in-vessel” system, which reduces regulatory burden, and also utilizes a relatively […]
EarthMatters releases composting survey results, asks City to start planning with RDCK. With the release its municipal composting survey results, EarthMatters is asking the City of Nelson to become more engaged with the RDCK regarding planning for municipal composting. At the City Council Committee of the Whole meeting on Dec. 19th, EarthMatters Coordinator […]
Municipal composting is one of those things where economic costs and environmental costs move together in many ways. If it costs more, it probably is going to have a greater impact, and vice versa. For example, if everyone was able to backyard compost all their food waste, that would certainly be cheap for taxpayers and […]
The EarthMatters composting survey closed on July 29th. It was tabulated and presented to the RDCK Resource Recovery Public Advisory Commitee. I look forward to getting the information in a good format for this website and the media soon! -Bruce
If you are interested in municipal composting in Nelson and the RDCK, bookmark this site! Even though it is under development right now, it won’t be long before it is chaulk full of useful information, so stay tuned!