Monthly Archives: February 2014

NCG Updates February 15, 2014

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Aloha Gardeners!

NCG Updates February 15, 2014

Reminder – We will have elections at our General Meeting on February 22nd from 9:00-10:00 AM. Business for the day will be for members who are available to vote in person and turn in their ballots.

For those who are unable to attend, you may either vote by turning in your answers via the garden gmail:

napiligarden@gmail.com

Or by mailing your ballot post marked no later than February 22nd, 2014 to:

Napili Community Gardens

5095 Napilihau, 125 109B

Lahaina, HI 96761

Or by giving your ballot directly to a voting committee member (Charlie Dofa, Josephine Wittenburg, Sylvia Pastor, and Keith Plumlee)

To allow time for mail-ins, collected votes will be certified, announced, and posted by the voting committee on March 1st.

The Garden Council

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Napili Community Garden Election Ballot

2014

Member Name __________________

Circle or write in one for each question:

Should we allow members to continue to use compost containing processed sewer sludge?

Yes No

Board Officers (circle one or write in)

President

Taressa Watson Write in_______________________________

Vice President

Charlie Dofa Write in______________________________

Treasurer

Jamie Green Floyd Whitworth Write in________________

Secretary

Brenda Gorley Write in_______________________________

Plot Manager

Dave Tomkinson Write in_______________________________

Orientation Manager

Josephine Wittenburg Write in____________________________

Digital Librarian

Steve Duckworth Linda Castro Write in___________________

Projects Manager

Robert Livermore Write in______________________________

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EPA Most Frequently Asked Questions about Sewer Sludge/Biosolids

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Compost Data

Biosolids/Sewer Sludge Information

EPA Most Frequently Asked Questions about Sewer Sludge/Biosolids

http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/wastewater/treatment/biosolids/genqa.cfm

EPA- Biosolids Technology Fact Sheethttp://water.epa.gov/scitech/wastetech/upload/2002_10_15_mtb_combioman.pdf

EPA- Biosolids: Targeted National Sewage Sludge Survey Report – Overview

http://water.epa.gov/scitech/wastetech/biosolids/tnsss-overview.cfm

Water Environment Federation/National Biosolids Partnership

http://www.wef.org/Biosolids/page3.aspx?id=7825

Other links

http://www.trojakcom.com/EkoCompost__Web_.pdf 

http://www.ekocompost.com/

http://www.co.maui.hi.us/documents/11/29/93/Maui%20ISWMP%20Chapter%209%20FINAL%20-%20Organics%202-17-09.PDF

http://gbbinc.com/projects/composting-operation-review-county-of-maui-hi

http://www.savehonolua.org/newspaper/04-02-07.html

http://compostingcouncil.org/admin/wp-content/uploads/2005/06/n29_2005.2_Summer.pdf

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/05/07/182010827/is-it-safe-to-use-compost-made-from-treated-human-waste

Anti-Sludge Internet Articles

http://www.sludgefacts.org/

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Portal:Toxic_Sludge

http://www.prwatch.org/news/2012/03/11273/new-toxic-sludge-pr-and-lobbying-effort-gets-underway

http://toxics.usgs.gov/highlights/biosolids.html

NCG Updates February 7, 2014

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NCG Updates February 7, 2014

Reminder – We will have elections at our General Meeting on February 22nd at 9:00 AM. Members may send nominations for board positions to napiligarden@gmail.com or by leaving a message at 779-4044.

Members will be able to vote by proxy (absentee). Final ballots and instructions will be posted at the earliest possible date. The links and data compiled related to compost will be posted as soon as the last of our board members turn in their data. Members can read them on their own and form their own opinions.

UPCOMING DATES

February 8th – 9 AM -Board Meeting – CANCELLED

February 22nd – 9 AM -General Meeting and Yearly Elections

The Garden Council

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