9/16/14 This information is for archival purposes only. It is not current. For current doings, see xTroy.org .

Background:

The objective of this group is to identify possible institutions and businesses who wish to participate, determine current practices, identify interest levels for pilot programs or pilot scale-up programs, identify challenges to institutional acceptance

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Current Status


1- We are collectively editing the survey for businesses/institutions:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0rro9ii_ObqZl82MGdEcDNpYkE/edit?usp=sharing
[Please go to: file, open with, google sheets and download. This will enable you to properly view/edit the document.]

2- Tyler is working on the list of producers
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtS0rY7Jfze0dDk0QlFWcHdBeEh4ZHFCSUNXMVNMZ1E#gid=0

3- Each of us looking for an example of a good institutional model.

4- Patty will send out an email to coordinate a mini-meet up if necessary before the next larger meeting.

Next Steps

  • list of organic waste producers and available contacts (Tyler)
  • create Google doc for survey/talking points (Laura)
  • set-up follow-up meeting before calls to businesses and institutions (Patty)
  • identify at least one, good, institutional model before next meeting (All)

  • list of organic waste producers: institutions, companies, businesses in Troy
  • survey/create list of basic talking points and info. Needed
  • call/meet with appropriate representatives
  • follow-up meeting to reorganize around what we’ve learned
  • identify good models/best practices
  • find examples of businesses that have successfully re-negotiated hauling contracts that include organics stream? Or renegotiated contracts for smaller containers?

People Involved

Actively Helping

  • Laura Rabinow
  • Tyler Q. Holloway
  • Patty Watt

Interested

  • Anasha Cummings
  • Abby Lublin
  • Mary Alice Pasanen

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Minutes/Notes

Notes from 2/6/13 Troy Compost Organizing Meeting:

Members: Laura Rabinow, Tyler Q. Holloway, Patty Watt

Objective: to identify possible institutions and businesses who wish to participate, determine current practices, identify interest levels for pilot programs or pilot scale-up programs, identify challenges to institutional acceptance

Need:
- list of organic waste producers: institutions, companies, businesses in Troy
- survey/create list of basic talking points and info. Needed
- call/meet with appropriate representatives
- follow-up meeting to reorganize around what we’ve learned
- identify next steps
- identify good models/best practices

[Examples of businesses that have successfully re-negotiated hauling contracts that include organics stream? Or renegotiated contracts for smaller containers? -Abby]

Tasks:

- list of organic waste producers and available contacts (Tyler)
- create Google doc for survey/talking points (Laura)
- set-up follow-up meeting before calls to businesses and institutions (Patty)
- identify at least one, good, institutional model before next meeting (All)

Preferred communication mode: Email.