The purpose of this project was to field-test pelleted grocery fruit and vegetable waste as a fertilizer or high-carbon soil amendment. The project also tested the pellets as a pig feed ingredient. The waste was collected from grocery stores in the area. IRDA was responsible for treating and pelleting the waste.
From 2016 to 2017
This work will help identify potential agricultural applications for produce discarded by grocers.
IGA Buteau et Fils | IGA des Sources | Metro Saint-Augustin | Metro Donnacona | Metro Richelieu
The project consisted of monitoring the hydrology of the main watercourses flowing into Lac Boivin to determine their flow rates and sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus inputs to the lake.
Researcher: Aubert Michaud
The purpose of the project is to evaluate the anti-germination, phytotoxic, and biostimulant potential of five types of forest residue.
Researcher: Richard Hogue
The aim of the project is to support the strategic Québec‒Mexico bilateral expert group on the optimal recovery of residual agricultural, agroindustrial, and forestry biomass.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout