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Mar 11: Biorenewables Cafe – Biogas generation

Biorenewables Cafe is an informal gathering to discuss bioenergy and other biorenewables topics in a relaxed environment.

The March Biorenewables Cafe’s guest speaker is Mr. Rob Costanzo, Deputy Operations Manager Engineering with the City of Surrey. Rob will be speaking about the new initiative for powering the City of Surrey using biogas derived from municipal solid waste.

When:  March 11, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Where:  Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver
Cost:  Free

Mr. Costanzo is responsible for the City of Surrey’s Waste Management Planning, Policy and Operations as well as Engineering infrastructure maintenance and management. Rob leads Surrey’s sustainability goals related to waste diversion and reduced carbon emissions from its fleet operations. Current projects include overseeing the planning, implementation and operation of the City of Surrey’s Rethink Waste Collection Services.  He is also  developing the Organics Biogas Processing Facility, which will produce a fuel-grade renewable natural gas from municipal organic waste that will be used to fuel the curbside waste collection vehicles.

You don’t need a background in science and technology, sustainability or any specific subject to join the conversation. Just come interested and with an open mind and let’s talk about biorenewables over a drink. Lively discussions guaranteed!

For more information please contact biorenewablescafe@gmail.com.

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