Workshop on Composting Process, Compost Quality and Use

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Aim of the workshop

The workshop will provide the insightful and useful information about basic composting concept, food waste composting, compost quality and its application. It is designed to enlighten the participants on the basic composting process operation requirements, available technologies, compost quality and standard, and its potential use in agriculture and landscaping.


  Date: 15th April 2021, Thursday

  Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

  Fee: HK$300 (Free for developing countries)

  Quota: 30 participants (on first come first serve basis)


Workshop on Composting Process, Compost Quality and Use






Registration and Welcoming Address



Fundamentals on Composting Process and Operation

Jonathan Wong





Compost Quality and application

Johannes Biala


Compost Standard

Jonathan Wong


Open Discussion and Questions



Speaker Profile


Prof. Wong is a Professor of Biology in Hong Kong Baptist University, the Executive Director of the Earth Tech Consultancy Co. Ltd., the Directors of the Applied Research Centre for Pearl River Delta Environment and Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre. He has over 25 years of experience in solid waste management, composting of organic waste. He consulted on a number of composting projects for the government, including the pilot food waste composting plants in Kowloon Bay, Animal Waste Composting Plant in Ngau Tam Mei and the Organic Resource Recovery Centre at Siu Ho Wan. He authored more than 500 refereed papers, conference proceedings, and technical and consultancy reports and developed the Quality Standard for Compost and Soil Conditioner for the Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre. 



Equipped with degrees in Agriculture and Environmental Science, Johannes Biala has worked in organics recycling, composting and the use of recycled organics products for over 30 years. He has extensive experience as consultant and researcher in all key areas of the organics recycling supply chain, including collection, processing and the beneficial use of recycled organic products. In 2017, he established the Centre for Recycling of Organic Waste and Nutrients at the University of Queensland’s School of Agricultural and Food Sciences, where he undertakes applied research into composting and the beneficial use of recycled organic products.