What's Left on Your Plate

APA Northern New England Chapter


Friday, September 8, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. EDT

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Presenters will discuss food recovery/food scrap diversion regulations, policies, and programs in New England that have improved the triple bottom line:  environment, economics, and society.


Josh Kelly

Josh Kelly is the Materials Management Section Chief with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, DEC Solid Waste Program. The Materials Management Team is responsible for the implementation of the state’s recycling, composting, product stewardship, and waste reduction initiatives. For nearly a decade he worked for the Trust for ... Read More

Tom Abbiati

Tom Abbiati is the Director of Food Resources at the Vermont Foodbank. The Vermont Foodbank, a member of Feeding America, serves over 153,000 Vermonters each year to provide nutritious food in each county in the state. Tom graduated from Paul Smith's College in 1981 and went on to ... Read More

Jaclyn Hochreiter

Jaclyn Hochreiter is the Public Outreach Coordinator for the Addison County Solid Waste Management District. She graduated in 2016 with a masters in city and regional planning from Cornell University, where Act 148 was the topic of her thesis. Prior to, Jac worked throughout the food system by farming on ... Read More

Robert Spencer

Bob Spencer serves as the part-time Executive Director of Windham Solid Waste Management District in Brattleboro, Vermont, which operates a 6,000-ton per year materials recycling facility, and a food waste composting facility on the district’s property to serve the Town of Brattleboro’s residential curbside organics collection program ... Read More

Contact Info

Lee Krohn, lkrohn@ccrpcvt.org