Public Comment Hearing re: The Compost Plant, Beneficial Use Determination


Location: RI Department of Environmental Management (235 Promenade Street – Providence, RI) in Room 300

Virtual Meeting:

The Compost Plant L3C - 182 Swan Street, Providence, RI Pursuant to guidelines of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM), Office of Land Revitalization and Sustainable Materials Management (LR&SMM), a Public Hearing will be conducted on December 7, 2022, at 4:00pm in Room 300 at the RI DEM address below and on-line on the Zoom meeting address below.

Zoom Meeting Web address:
Meeting ID: 521 138 3116 Passcode: 5BMHfv

This is to allow public participation and comment with respect to a Beneficial Use Determination (BUD) application, dated October 20, 2022, by The Compost Plant. The BUD before the Office of LR&SMM is to permit a new facility to receive Food Waste and produce a Processed Food Waste Slurry. This material will be delivered by tank trucks to Compost Facilities and Anaerobic Digesters to create fertilizer and methane gas for energy.

An electronic copy of The Compost Plant BUD application can be obtained by visiting

An opportunity to tour the proposed facility may be available on 12/7/2022 from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. For details, email The Compost Plant at before December 5, 2022. The public comment period will remain open for 14 days after the public hearing.

Send written comments and questions to:
RI DEM Office of Land Revitalization and Sustainable Materials Management
Attn: Robert Schmidt
Environmental Engineer
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908
401‐222‐2797 ext. 27772797

Event Type: Public Comment Hearing/Workshop All DEM Events Public Meetings