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Compost Applications for Improved Stormwater Management and Landscaping (Raleigh, NC)

August 27, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

- $15 – $20

Join us for a lunch talk on how to use Compost Applications for Improved Stormwater Management and Landscaping!

Learn about how compost and green infrastructure can be used in the built environment. Explore commercial LEED and SITES case studies that effectively use compost as a soil amendment to improve stormwater management and landscaping.

The Triangle Chapter of the US Green Building Council and the NC Composting Council are teaming up to host this Lunch n Learn!


Learn from Frank Franciosi, Compost Manager at Nature’s GREEN-RELEAF™, owned and operated by Novozymes North America, Inc. and past President of the US Composting Council, and Emily McCoy, RLA, ASLA Associate and Director of Integrative Research at Andropogon Associates, Ltd. and NCSU adjunct professor.

This Lunch N Learn is designed for LEED professionals, Architects, Landscape Architects, Stormwater & Civil Engineers, Property Managers, Contractors, Municipal Planning and Permitting Staff, Developers, and Green Building Professionals.

Besides touring a LEED Platinum building, you will learn about the benefits of using compost in green infrastructure to improve the stormwater management and landscaping; the applications of a variety of green infrastructure elements; how to specify and inspect compost and compost-amended soils; and how compost and green infrastructure applies to LEED and SITES projects.

1.0  GBCI and AIA CEU! Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members and includes lunch, presentation, and optional tour.


City of Raleigh Wilders Grove Solid Waste Services Facility
630 Beacon Lake Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610


11:30-11:45am Check-In & Lunch Served
11:45-1pm Presentations (two 25-minute presentations followed by Q&A) (1 CEU Pending)
Optional Tour of LEED Platinum Building Afterwards



August 27, 2015
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
$15 – $20
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Wilders Grove Solid Waste Services Facility
630 Beacon Lake Drive,
Raleigh, NC 27610 United States