Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie, NY. Details. This yearly event engages stakeholders from across the state in discussion aimed at developing creative solutions to barriers that restrict the sustainable management of organics materials (i.e. food scraps, yard waste, manure, etc.). The end goal is to significantly increase diversion of organics from landfills and recycling through composting, anaerobic digestion, and other processes. An opportunity to connect with NYS materials management professionals and develop innovative organics management strategies for your community.