Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada


Science Forum on Biosolids

Science Forum on Biosolids

Nova Scotia Environment and Labour hosted a Science Forum on Biosolids on June 13, 2005. This forum provided an excellent opportunity for learning about the latest science and research on biosolids.

Eight experts/speakers delivered presentations of about 25 minutes each, followed by a question and answer session, on four different topics:

  • science and research
  • health risks
  • agricultural perspective
  • experiences and innovative approaches

See the agendaPDF Download Link (PDF:15k)

Learn more about biosolids

Read the biographies of forum presenters

View presentations

Presentations delivered at the forum are now available for download in Microsoft PowerPoint format below:

  • Susan Antler (PowerPoint: 44.5mb), Composting Council of Canada
  • Ned Beecher (PowerPoint: 5.9mb), New England Biosolids & Residuals Association (NEBRA)
  • Kate Billingsley (PowerPoint: 500k), Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Jack Bryden (PowerPoint: 10.6mb), BC Land, Air and Water
  • Joseph Farrell (PowerPoint: 600k), Environmental Consultant
  • Ellen Harrison (PowerPoint: 4.5mb), Cornell Waste Management Institute
  • Joe Kennedy (PowerPoint: 16.1mb), WCI Waste Conversion Inc.
  • Albert Van Roodeslaar (PowerPoint: 12.7mb), Greater Vancouver Regional District

Organizing Committee


Barry Friesen, Manager of Waste Resource Management, Environment and Labour

Committee Members

  • Fred Blois, community representative
  • Jay Brenton, Regional Manager, Environment and Labour
  • David Briggins, Manager of Water and Wastewater, Environment and Labour
  • Lorne Burrows, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture
  • Kathy Hanna, community representative