April 5-6, 2022 | Albany, NY

The 8th annual New York State Organics Summit took place April 5-6, 2022 in Albany, NY at Albany Capital Center and was a hybrid event to allow attendees to participate in-person or virtually.

This annual event is an opportunity to connect with over 150 materials management professionals from across the State and beyond to share success stories and discuss creative solutions for the further development of the organics recycling industry in New York State.

This year’s summit focused on…

  • Initiatives at the federal, state and local level to advance organics recycling
  • Co-Digestion of Food Scraps at Anaerobic Digesters
  • Large Scale Composting Operations
  • Source Separation and Product Quality
  • Community Composting Opportunities
  • Community Engagement
  • Growing the Organics Recycling industry with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Mind
  • And more!

NYSAR3 is providing free parking for attendees of the NYS Organics Summit at two garages in the immediate area. Parking is available at the Summit venue in the Albany Capital Center Garage (use GPS address: 7 Wendell Street Albany NY 12207). 

Overflow parking will be available in the Albany County/MVP Arena Garage (use GPS Address: Market Street Albany NY 12207).

If you are parking in the Albany County/MVP Arena Garage you will need to provide this parking voucher. One parking voucher will be required per day. 

Student Discount Available
A discount is available for current students (you must register with a college email address).

“Love Compost” Pop-Up Gallery
LOVE COMPOST is a collection of photographs by Saratoga Springs based photographer, Terri-Lynn Pellegri. As a passionate backyard composter, Terri-Lynn has found beauty in the food waste, primarily from her own kitchen. What was a momentary observation became a meaningful photographic meditation, and a pathway to a grander gesture.

Tour Town of Bethlehem Compost Facility (SOLD OUT)
As an add on to your registration, you can purchase a ticket to tour the Town of Bethlehem Composting Facility. Limited number of tickets available. 

Visit a large municipal compost facility at an exciting time in its 20-year history. Attendees of this year's Summit will have the opportunity to see the Town of Bethlehem’s composting facility first-hand, including the infrastructure and operational steps they have taken to transition from two decades of processing yard waste to now incorporating food scraps. The tour will include a demonstration of composting equipment, including the new Aerated Static Pile (ASP) equipment used to process food scraps on a larger scale.

Room Block Available at Hampton Inn & Suites Albany – Downtown

A room block has been reserved at Hampton Inn & Suites Albany - Downtown. Book your room no later than March 4, 2022 to guarantee a space in the room block!

If you book in the room block, you will receive the following benefits:

  • 50% discount on hotel parking (discounted rate: $8/day)
  • Breakfast Daily (6:30-10:00am)
  • 15% discount at select restaurants in downtown Albany
  • WiFi
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Center

Join the Summit as an Exhibitor or Sponsor!

Join the Organics Summit as an exhibitor or sponsor and network with over 150 materials management professionals about your services and/or products. Please contact Kristine Ellsworth at NYSOrgancicsSummit@nysar3.org with any questions or for more information.

Download Vendor and Sponsor Packet for more details

Exhibitor Booths
NYSAR3 Member - $450
Non NYSAR3 Member - $550

Sponsorships Available
Emerald Sponsor ($2,500)
Gold Sponsor ($1,000)
Silver Sponsor ($700)
Session Sponsor ($350)
Special Events Sponsor – Breakfast ($350)
Special Events Sponsor – Refreshment Break ($300)
Special Events Sponsor – Tuesday Lunch ($400)
Special Events Sponsor – USCC Young Professionals Meet & Greet ($300)


We look forward to seeing you at the Summit!

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