Composting Resources

 

Host and Sponsor Links:
BioCycle, Advancing Composting, Organics Recycling and Renewable Energy
Biodegradable Products Institute
National and State Composting Organizations:
See BioCycle's listing of organizations:http://www.jgpress.com/archives/_free/000024.html
State Organics Recycling Coordinators:
California:
Brenda K. Smyth
California Integrated Waste Management Board
Organics & Business Resource Efficiency
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4025 Sacramento, CA  95812-4025
916-341-6605bsmyth@ciwmb.ca.gov
http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/Organics/
Connecticut:
Kathy Alexander
Connecticut Dept. of Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106
860-424-3239
Kathy.Alexander@po.state.ct.us
Florida:
Francine Joyal
Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection
2600 Blair Stone Road MS 4570
Tallahassee, FL 32399
850-245-8747
Francine.Joyal@dep.state.fl.us
http://www.dep.state.fl.us/mainpage/programs/recycling.htm
Kansas:
Ken Powell
Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment
1000 SW Jackson St.
Topeka, KS  66612
785-296-1121
kpowell@kdhe.state.ks.us
http://www.kdheks.gov/waste/index.html
Maine:
Mark King
Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection
207-287-2651
mark.a.king@state.me.us
http://www.maine.gov/dep/rwm/residuals/
Massachusetts:
Sumner Martinson
Mass. Dept. of Environmental Protection
1 Winter St. Boston, MA 02108
Voice (617) 292-5969
sumner.martinson@state.ma.us
http://www.mass.gov/dep/recycling/reduce/composti.htm
Minnesota:
Ginny Black
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Rd. N., 2nd Floor
St. Paul, MN 55155
651-215-0284
Ginny.Black@state.mn.us
North Carolina:
Brian Rosa
Div. of Pollution Prevention and Envtl. Assistance
Dept. of Environmental and Natural Resources
2728 Capital Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
919-715-6794
brian.rosa@ncmail.net
www.p2pays.org/compost
Ohio:
Angel S. Arroyo-Rodriguez
Composting & Infectious Waste Programs
Division of Solid & Infectious Waste Management
Ohio EPA
PO Box 1049
Columbus, OH 43216-1049
Phone: (614) 728-5336
angel.arroyo@epa.state.oh.us
Oregon:
Pat Vernon
Solid Waste Policy and Planning
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
811 SW 6th Ave.
Portland, OR 97204
503-229-5720
vernon.pat@deq.state.or.us
http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/sw/compost/index.htm
Pennsylvania:
Patti Olenick
Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection
P.O. Box 8472
Harrisburg, PA 17105
717-787-7382
polenick@state.pa.us
Vermont:
Vicky Viens
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Waste Management
103 South Main Street West
Waterbury, VT  05671-0404
802-241-3448
vicky.viens@state.vt.us or ANR.Compost@state.vt.us
http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/wastediv/compost/main2.htm
Washington:
Chery Sullivan
WA State Dept. of Ecology
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504
360-407-6915
chsu461@ecy.wa.gov
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/compost/
Wisconsin:
Gretchen Wheat
Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
WDNR WA/3
101 S. Webster
Madison, WI 53707
Gretchen.wheat@dnr.state.wi.us
http://dnr.wi.gov/org/aw/wm/recycle/
US Environmental Protection Agency Organics Specialists:
EPA Headquarters:   
Michele Mahoney
US EPA Office of Solid Waste
Mail Code 5306P
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20460
703-308-0105
mahoney.michele@epa.gov
http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/organics/pubs/food-guide.pdf
Jean Schwab
GreenScapes Program Manager
US EPA
MC:5306W
Washington, DC 20460
703-308-8669
schwab.jean@epa.gov
http://www.epa.gov/greenscapes
Region 1:
Christine Beling
USEPA-New England
Assistance and Pollution Prevention-SPP
One Congress Street
Boston, MA 02114
phone 617-918-1792
beling.christine@epa.gov
http://www.epa.gov/region1/solidwaste/index.html
Region 2:
Lorraine Graves
U.S. EPA Region 2, Solid Waste Program
290 Broadway
New York, New York 10007-1866
212-637-4099
graves.lorraine@epa.gov
Region 3:
Michael Giuranna
Solid Waste Program Manager USEPA Region 3 
1650 Arch St. (3WC21)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-814-3298giuranna.mike@epa.gov
http://www.epa.gov/reg3wcmd/solidwastecomposting.htm
Region 4:
Davy Simonson
USEPA Region 4
61 Forsyth St., SW
4WD-RPB/RSS
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-562-8457
simonson.davy@epa.gov
http://www.epa.gov/region4/waste/rcra/swcompost.htm
Region 5:
Susan Mooney
USEPA Region 5
77 W. Jackson Boulevard (DW-8J)
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: (312) 886-3585
mooney.susan@epa.gov
http://www.epa.gov/reg5rcra/wptdiv/recycle/compost/
Region 7:
http://www.epa.gov/Region7/waste/solidwaste/compost.htm
Region 8:
Kim Bartels
USEPA Region 8
1595 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202
303-312-6346
bartels.kim@epa.gov
http://www.epa.gov/region8/conservation_recycling/compost.html
Region 9:
Adrienne Priselac (priselac.adrienne@epa.gov)- (415)972-3285
Cara Peck  (peck.cara@epa.gov)- (415)972-3382
EPA Region 9 Office of Pollution Prevention and Solid Waste
http://www.epa.gov/region09/waste/solid/compost/index.html

 

Host and Sponsor Links:

BioCycle, Advancing Composting, Organics Recycling and Renewable Energy

Biodegradable Products Institute

 

National and State Composting Organizations:

See BioCycle's listing of organizations:

http://www.jgpress.com/archives/_free/000024.html

 

 

State Organics Recycling Coordinators:

 

California:

Brenda K. Smyth

California Integrated Waste Management Board

Organics & Business Resource Efficiency

1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4025

Sacramento, CA  95812-4025

916-341-6605

bsmyth@ciwmb.ca.gov

http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/Organics/

 

Connecticut:

Kathy Alexander

Connecticut Dept. of Environmental Protection

79 Elm Street

Hartford, CT 06106

860-424-3239

Kathy.Alexander@po.state.ct.us

 

Florida:

Francine Joyal

Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection

2600 Blair Stone Road MS 4570

Tallahassee, FL 32399

850-245-8747

Francine.Joyal@dep.state.fl.us

http://www.dep.state.fl.us/mainpage/programs/recycling.htm

 

Kansas:

Ken Powell

Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment

1000 SW Jackson St.

Topeka, KS  66612

785-296-1121

kpowell@kdhe.state.ks.us

http://www.kdheks.gov/waste/index.html

 

Maine:

Mark King

Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection

207-287-2651

mark.a.king@state.me.us

http://www.maine.gov/dep/rwm/residuals/

 

Massachusetts:

Sumner Martinson

Mass. Dept. of Environmental Protection

1 Winter St.

Boston, MA 02108

Voice (617) 292-5969

sumner.martinson@state.ma.us

http://www.mass.gov/dep/recycle/reduce/composti.htm

 

Minnesota:

Ginny Black

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

520 Lafayette Rd. N., 2nd Floor

St. Paul, MN 55155

651-215-0284

Ginny.Black@state.mn.us

 

North Carolina:

Brian Rosa

Div. of Pollution Prevention and Envtl. Assistance

Dept. of Environmental and Natural Resources

2728 Capital Blvd.

Raleigh, NC 27604

919-715-6794

brian.rosa@ncmail.net

www.p2pays.org/compost

 

Ohio:

Angel S. Arroyo-Rodriguez

Composting & Infectious Waste Programs

Division of Solid & Infectious Waste Management

Ohio EPA

PO Box 1049

Columbus, OH 43216-1049

Phone: (614) 728-5336

angel.arroyo@epa.state.oh.us

 

Oregon:

Pat Vernon

Solid Waste Policy and Planning

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

811 SW 6th Ave.

Portland, OR 97204

503-229-5720

vernon.pat@deq.state.or.us

http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/sw/compost/index.htm

 

Pennsylvania:

Patti Olenick

Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection

P.O. Box 8472

Harrisburg, PA 17105

717-787-7382

polenick@state.pa.us

 

Vermont:

Vicky Viens

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Waste Management

103 South Main Street

Waterbury, VT  05671-0404

802-241-3448

vicky.viens@state.vt.us or ANR.Compost@state.vt.us

http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/wastediv/compost/main2.htm

 

Washington:

Chery Sullivan

WA State Dept. of Ecology

PO Box 47600

Olympia, WA 98504

360-407-6915

chsu461@ecy.wa.gov

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/compost/

 

Wisconsin:

Gretchen Wheat

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

WDNR WA/3

101 S. Webster

Madison, WI 53707

Gretchen.wheat@dnr.state.wi.us

http://dnr.wi.gov/org/aw/wm/recycle/

 

 

US Environmental Protection Agency Organics Specialists:

 

EPA Headquarters:   

 

Michele Mahoney

US EPA Office of Solid Waste

Mail Code 5306P

1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20460

703-308-0105

mahoney.michele@epa.gov

http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/organics/pubs/food-guide.pdf

 

Jean Schwab

GreenScapes Program Manager

US EPA

MC:5306W

Washington, DC 20460

703-308-8669

schwab.jean@epa.gov

http://www.epa.gov/greenscapes

 

Region 1:

Christine Beling

USEPA-New England

Assistance and Pollution Prevention-SPP

One Congress Street

Boston, MA 02114

phone 617-918-1792

beling.christine@epa.gov

http://www.epa.gov/region1/solidwaste/index.html

 

Region 2:

Lorraine Graves

U.S. EPA Region 2, Solid Waste Program

290 Broadway

New York, New York 10007-1866

212-637-4099

graves.lorraine@epa.gov

 

Region 3:

Michael Giuranna

Solid Waste Program Manager USEPA Region 3 

1650 Arch St. (3WC21)

Philadelphia, PA 19103

215-814-3298

giuranna.mike@epa.gov

http://www.epa.gov/reg3wcmd/solidwastecomposting.htm

 

Region 4:

Davy Simonson

USEPA Region 4

61 Forsyth St., SW

4WD-RPB/RSS

Atlanta, GA 30303

404-562-8457

simonson.davy@epa.gov

http://www.epa.gov/region4/waste/rcra/swcompost.htm

 

Region 5:

Susan Mooney

USEPA Region 5

77 W. Jackson Boulevard (DW-8J)

Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: (312) 886-3585

mooney.susan@epa.gov

http://www.epa.gov/reg5rcra/wptdiv/recycle/compost/

 

Region 7:

http://www.epa.gov/Region7/waste/solidwaste/compost.htm

 

Region 8:

Kim Bartels

USEPA Region 8

1595 Wynkoop Street

Denver, CO 80202

303-312-6346

bartels.kim@epa.gov

http://www.epa.gov/region8/conservation_recycling/compost.html

 

Region 9:

Adrienne Priselac (priselac.adrienne@epa.gov)  415-972-3285

Cara Peck  (peck.cara@epa.gov)  415-972-3382

EPA Region 9 Office of Pollution Prevention and Solid Waste

http://www.epa.gov/region09/waste/solid/compost/index.html