Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1833

Holyrood Industrial Composting Facility                        

Proponent:    Metro Environmental Services Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

Metro Environmental Services Incorporated is proposing to establish an industrial composting facility to process a variety of organic waste collected from commercial and industrial sources in Newfoundland, to produce a marketable finished organic fertilizer product.  Organic waste to be composted will include mink farm offal, spent hens, dead birds, poultry feathers, slaughterhouse offal and carcasses, fish processing wastes and sludges from wastewater treatment facilities.  The organic waste will be mixed on-site with wood chips, sawdust and shredded plants.  The composting process will consist of long parallel windrows sufficiently spaced to be mechanically turned for aeration. The undertaking will be located at the northwest intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Route 90 (Salmonier Line), in the municipality of Holyrood.

  • February 15, 2016 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 21, 2016 - Deadline for public comments.
  • March 31, 2016 - The Minister's Decision is due.
  • March 18, 2016 - Project Withdrawn.

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