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Friday, September 21
 

9:00am

Compost & Recycling Paper Mâché Project

Friday September 21, 2012 9:00am - 6:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

9:00am

Compost & Recycling Tent Tours

Friday September 21, 2012 9:00am - 6:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

11:00am

Composting Food Diverted from Institutions
This talk will discuss the diversion, collection, transport, and composting of food residuals from institutions, such as schools, cafetarias, produce stores and restaurants. Establishing composting opportunities through partnerships will be emphasized.

Speakers
MK

Mark King

Maine Dept. of Env. Protection


Friday September 21, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

1:00pm

Introduction to Vermicomposting
Do you compost outdoors in the summer and want to continue all winter? Are you new to composting and want to give vermicomposting a try? Learn to build a worm bin for

Speakers

Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Farm & Homestead Speakers Tent Farm & Homestead Area, between the Pine Gate (South) and Maine Marketplace

1:00pm

Portland Public Schools Strive for Zero Waste
Learn how the new cafeteria recycling and composting program reduced trash by 50 to 80 percent and diverted 30 plus tons of food waste. The ongoing program, led by student Green Teams and the Waste Reduction Group, combines a commitment to sustainability and Zero Waste with real cost savings.

Speakers
SW

Susan Webster

Portland Public Schools Waste Reduction Group


Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Young Maine Speakers Tent Located behind the Young Maine exhibitors' tent, tucked in between the Young Maine and Environmental Concerns tents. Enter from the Common between YEZ and Young Maine.

1:00pm

Radical Simplicity
Speakers
JM

Jim Merkel

Radical Simplicity


Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

2:00pm

Humanure: Recovering Resource from the Waste System
Composting as an alternative to a flush toilet: a home-size system.

Speakers
NR

Nancy Rosalie

Common Throne Coordinator


Friday September 21, 2012 2:00pm - 2:30pm
North Orchard Garden Shed
 
Saturday, September 22
 

9:00am

Compost & Recycling Paper Mâché Project

Saturday September 22, 2012 9:00am - 6:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

9:00am

Compost & Recycling Tent Tours

Saturday September 22, 2012 9:00am - 6:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

10:00am

Home Composting
Karen Childs demonstrates how to build a simple home composter. The demo model will be available for purchase at cost.

Speakers

Saturday September 22, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

11:00am

Plarn - Crochet with Plastic Yarn
Speakers

Saturday September 22, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

1:00pm

Humanure: Recovering Resource from the Waste System
Composting as an alternative to a flush toilet: a home-size system.

Speakers

Saturday September 22, 2012 1:00pm - 1:30pm
North Orchard Garden Shed

2:00pm

Introduction to Vermicomposting
Do you compost outdoors in the summer and want to continue all winter? Are you new to composting and want to give vermicomposting a try? Learn to build a worm bin for

Speakers

Saturday September 22, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Farm & Homestead Speakers Tent Farm & Homestead Area, between the Pine Gate (South) and Maine Marketplace

3:00pm

Milk/Juice Container Wallets

Saturday September 22, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South
 
Sunday, September 23
 

9:00am

Compost & Recycling Paper Mâché Project

Sunday September 23, 2012 9:00am - 5:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

9:00am

Compost & Recycling Tent Tours

Sunday September 23, 2012 9:00am - 5:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

10:00am

Food Waste in the US

Sunday September 23, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

1:00pm

Introduction to Vermicomposting
Do you compost outdoors in the summer and want to continue all winter? Are you new to composting and want to give vermicomposting a try? Learn to build a worm bin for

Speakers

Sunday September 23, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Farm & Homestead Speakers Tent Farm & Homestead Area, between the Pine Gate (South) and Maine Marketplace

2:00pm

Plarn - Crochet with Plastic Yarn
Speakers

Sunday September 23, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Compost & Recycling Past Maintenance Garage, to the South

3:00pm

Humanure: Recovering Resource from the Waste System
Composting as an alternative to a flush toilet: a home-size system.

Speakers
NR

Nancy Rosalie

Common Throne Coordinator


Sunday September 23, 2012 3:00pm - 3:30pm
North Orchard Garden Shed