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The Organic Stream Podcast is a talk show about organics recycling and soil management featuring experts and key figures in the environmental sphere. We focus on sharing their insights, experiences and best practices in collecting, composting and bio-digesting organic material. Subscribe today to stay up to date with the latest stories from the field.

The Organic Stream Podcast is a talk show about organics recycling and soil management featuring experts and key figures in the environmental sphere. We focus on sharing their insights, experiences and best practices in collecting, composting and bio-digesting organic material. Subscribe today to stay up to date with the latest stories from the field.
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The Organic Stream Podcast is a talk show about organics recycling and soil management featuring experts and key figures in the environmental sphere. We focus on sharing their insights, experiences and best practices in collecting, composting and bio-digesting organic material. Subscribe today to stay up to date with the latest stories from the field.

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Episodes

Soils, Compost and Climate Change #2: From COP21 To Now

11/7/2016
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EPISODE SUMMARY In part two of our climate talks episode, we’re delving deeper into the main discussion points, the challenges, and the dangers we’re facing right now in making agriculture and soil a key player in climate change strategies. By the end, we should have a decent overview of the situation and will be all... Read more »

Duration:00:31:35

Soils, Compost and Climate Change #1: From COP21 To Now

10/13/2016
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EPISODE SUMMARY In this two-part episode we discuss what role compost, soil, and agriculture played during the COP21 climate talks last year, and review what has been happening since, with COP22 just around the corner. We’ll also be sharing insights from the International Compost Roundtable – a side event that took place during COP21, with... Read more »

Duration:00:24:46

[Retrospective] Vineyards Special #1: The Wonders of Cover Crops

7/18/2016
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EPISODE SUMMARY While we will continue to make new episodes, there are times when we feel the urge to highlight a past episode – because the topic it covers becomes news and the show shares some great insights, or because it is content that our newer listeners might have missed out on. Since last year... Read more »

Duration:00:25:21

[Retrospective] Drought Special #3: Fighting A Drought: Levers for the Public Sector

4/28/2016
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EPISODE SUMMARY While we will continue to make new episodes, there are times when we feel the urge to highlight a past episode – because the topic it covers becomes news and the show shares some great insights, or because it is content that our newer listeners might have missed out on. Since last year... Read more »

Duration:00:34:22

[Retrospective] Soil Crisis #2: Soil & The Circular Economy: Building A Movement

3/4/2016
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EPISODE SUMMARY While we will continue to make new episodes, there are times when we feel the urge to highlight a past episode – because the topic it covers becomes news and the show shares some great insights, or because it is content that our newer listeners might have missed out on. Since last year... Read more »

Duration:00:25:20

The Anaerobic Digestion Update: Using Operational Efficiency & Better Policy to Solve Current Challenges

12/18/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode, we bring you a detailed update on the current status and challenges facing the Anaerobic Digestion sector today. With industry experts Jing Liu and Mario Rosato, we discuss the need for a better understanding of the AD process to improve operational efficiency, policy changes that support renewable energy and environmental safety, and... Read more »

Duration:00:41:07

The Final Frontier: Best Practices for Organics Recycling in Multistory Residential Buildings, Part 2

11/19/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY In part one of our Best Practices episode, we took a look at strategies for building strong partnerships and for a successful roll-out. In this final episode, we’re picking up where we left off. We explore San Francisco’s best practices in gaining trust with their outreach strategies; go in-depth with Seattle’s excellent education... Read more »

Duration:00:36:50

The Final Frontier: Best Practices for Organics Recycling in Multistory Residential Buildings, Part 1

10/27/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY On our journey through the planning stages of multi-residential organics programs, we’ve come across many challenges. But as more and more cities start tackling food waste in their apartment buildings, we’re creating a whole library of experiences, best practices, and successful strategies to learn from. In Episode 3, we begin to take a... Read more »

Duration:00:30:43

Waste Less Recycle More: How New South Wales Is Transforming the Organics Recycling Landscape

7/13/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY This week we’re in New South Wales, Australia, to learn about the Waste Less Recycle More initiative and the Organics Infrastructure Fund that will see 70 million AUD invested into organics management in the region. We speak with the Director of Waste and Resource Recovery at the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Steve Beaman,... Read more »

Duration:00:31:41

Winning the Gold Medal: A Recycling Vision for the Olympic Games

7/8/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY Where people gather, there will be waste. An event the size of the Olympic Games generates about four-hundred kilograms of waste per minute – and half of that is organic. This week, we travel to Rio De Janeiro and speak with the Head of Cleaning and Waste at the 2016 Olympic Games about... Read more »

Duration:00:34:30

The Final Frontier: Challenges For Organics Recycling in Multistory Residential Buildings, Part 2

7/2/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY Multistory buildings are often considered the final frontier of organics recycling – and it’s easy to see why. Densely populated with little space, there are a number of challenges to tackle when setting up a program. In episode two, we pick off where we left off in episode one and continue to explore these... Read more »

Duration:00:32:50

The Final Frontier: Challenges For Organics Recycling in Multistory Residential Buildings

5/29/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY In urban areas all around the world, we are stretching towards the sky – to save space on the ground, and make room for our growing populations. In this Multistory Special, we explore the major challenges and factors we need to pay attention to when planning an organics program in a multistory residential building,... Read more »

Duration:00:31:03

TRAILER – Water & Carbon: 3 New Answers to the Water Crisis in California and Beyond

4/24/2015
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Our editorial team is currently producing a 6-episode series of The Organic Stream talk show, dedicated to spreading strategic insights to influencing bodies and support drought relief efforts in California and other regions of the world facing a water crisis. Until today, the focus of the water crisis in California has been on conventional strategies... Read more »

Duration:00:04:27

Big Data & Smart Cities: How Data Technologies are changing the Recycling Landscape

3/26/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY This week, we’re exploring how data technologies are changing the recycling and waste management landscape. In a world where connectivity is fast-growing and technology is everywhere, ‘big data’ is becoming a central element to advance outreach and education strategies and improve the performance of recycling schemes. We speak to Marco Mattiello of Italian... Read more »

Duration:00:32:18

Organics Recycling in France: How New Compost Standards & Incoming Laws will Change the Landscape

2/9/2015
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This episode corresponds to Lesson 5 of our online course. EPISODE SUMMARY On today’s episode, we’re taking a look at the new compost label and quality assurance system designed by the French national network for the collection and recycling of biowaste, Compost Plus. We’re joined by Thomas Colin of Compost Plus who gives us a detailed look... Read more »

Duration:00:26:21

Going Zero Waste: Implementing Organics Diversion at Stadiums, Venues & Events

1/26/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode we explore the work involved in organising, planning and putting in place an organics diversion program for events with our guest, Leslie Lukacs. As founder and principal of L2 Environmental (California, USA), Leslie has spent many years organising zero waste policies at various types of events and venues. She tells... Read more »

Duration:00:28:07

Horticulture Special #1: Compost’s Transformative Effect On Olive Orchard

1/12/2015
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EPISODE SUMMARY We’re kicking off the year with a focus on the use of compost in horticulture – how compost use affects soil composition and soil health, and the plants or crops grown in it. This week, we’re talking to Graham Brookman of The Food Forest organic farm in Gawler, South Australia about how compost... Read more »

Duration:00:30:21

Strategic Outlook: What Direction for Waste Collection Technologies?

11/13/2014
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This episode corresponds to Lesson 4 of our online course. In this week’s episode, we explore the process of selecting waste collection vehicles and technologies for a city’s collection system – where narrow streets, traffic and noise are some of the key factors to influence the decision making process. Our guest this week is project... Read more »

Duration:00:21:06

New Strategies For Recycling Commercial Waste: The Industrial Ecology Program of NSW, Australia

10/27/2014
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This episode corresponds to Lesson 3 and Lesson 5 of our online course. This week we’re taking a trip down under, to highlight new and exciting recycling program created by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) of New South Wales, Australia. The program, called the Industrial Ecology Business Support Network, aims to facilitate and encourage the reuse of industrial... Read more »

Duration:00:26:39

Lessons Learned from San Jose, CA: Building Anaerobic Digestion Facilities for Municipal Organics

10/20/2014
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This episode corresponds to Lesson 5 and Lesson 7 (coming soon) of our online course. This week we speak with Jo Zientek, Deputy Director of the Environmental Services Department at the City of San Jose, California, about their new high solids anaerobic digestion/composting and biogas facility. We take a retrospective look at the city’s achievement in order to learn... Read more »

Duration:00:32:41