Mi’gmaq community of Listuguj
A composting platform with curing bays
The community of Pikogan became the second First Nations community in the province to acquire a composting site.
Delfland was looking to improve the management of their plant waste while also doing something positive for the environment.
Dominion Diamond’s main goal was to become an example of eco-responsibility by making their Ekati site the first northern mine to compost most of their waste instead of resorting to incineration or burial.
Not unlike many other poultry producers, Claude Trottier had everything to gain by using a biosecure disposal method of handling carcasses, so he first opted for incineration, a choice that he would come to regret with time.
For the swine operation to be considered fully-functional,a safe mortality management plan needed to be adopted. To Mr. Loranger, composting looked like the perfect way to put his fears to rest.