The Canadian composting industry met September 16-18, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa, Gatineau, Québec, for the Compost Council of Canada's 25th Compost Conference. According to event host the Compost Council of Canada, this year's conference is built upon 25 years of advocacy, information sharing, networking and inspiration. The organization says that from an original gathering of diverse interests, a common cause was established - to create a national forum and council to advance the infrastructure of organics recycling across all levels of Canadian society. As the most recycled material in Canada, organic residuals offer the solution for waste diversion goals, climate change mitigation, local economic improvements and enhanced soil health organic residuals are the largest component of the waste stream. Their return to the earth through composting and anaerobic digestion is also fundamental to soil health and vitality.