Carbon Neutrality Initiative
Bonnie Reiss CNI Fellow Class of 2020
Bonnie Reiss CNI Fellow
Graduate Student, Energy and Resources Group
Repurposing organic matter as a compost soil amendment on California grasslands can actively sequester new carbon, in addition to reducing emissions associated with landfill disposal. Anaya’sresearch seeks to critically evaluate the feasibility and anticipated abatement costs of using composted municipally-generated organic waste as a soil amendment to both meet state-level diversion requirements and sequester carbon in California rangelands.