BioCycle REFOR17


Building Best-In-Class
Organics Recycling
Local Policies
Food Waste Collection
Processing Infrastructure
March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 2020 • Sacramento, California • DoubleTree By Hilton Sacramento

Agenda/Events Pages: Monday Workshop & Demo | Tuesday & Wednesday Conference Sessions and Deep Dive Discussions | Thursday Best-In-Class Tours
Networking Events | Event Schedule | Tour of Sacramento’s Community Compost Network

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Best-In-Class Tours
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Updated 2.10

Fee: $115, with 2-day conference registration

All-Day Site Tours
Bus Departs at 7:30 AM
Returns to DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at 3:30 PM

Lunch included. Advanced registration required.
Bus will stop at Sacramento International Airport before returning to DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sacramento.


Jepson Prairie Organics
Vacaville, California
Jepson Prairie Organics

• Aerated static pile and turned windrow composting facility owned and operated by Recology
• Processing about 300 tons/day of yard trimmings and food waste; permitted capacity is 600 tons/day
• Pilot-scale vermicomposting
• Compost markets include agricultural, storm water and erosion control


Vision Recycling
Benecia, California
Stahlbush Island Farms

• Turned windrow composting facility processing about 12,000 tons/year of green waste
• Services self-haul landscapers, residents
• Grinding and trommel screening operations
• Primary compost market is landscapers, followed by landscape supply stores, and agriculture


Yolo Food Bank
Woodland, California
Stahlbush Island Farms

• Recovers and distributes approaching 6 million pounds of food annually to serve more than 23,000 individuals each month who live in poverty
• Coordinates a food collection, storage, and distribution network of nearly 200 partners, including grocers, growers, distributors and wholesalers, nonprofit organizations, healthcare providers, educational and faith-based institutions
• Operates from a one-year-old 42,000 square foot purpose-built food recovery warehouse and operations facility with the capacity expansion potential to meet the full food security need of Yolo County
• Leads local jurisdictional compliance with SB 1383 edible food recovery requirements