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COMPOST MANUFACTURING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES

UPCOMING COURSES:

There are no courses scheduled at this time. Please check back periodically for updates.

 

About the CCREF's Compost Manufacturing: Principles and Practices 

A NEW  two day course with optional add-on third day tour from the Composting Council Research & Education Foundation. Take your composting expertise to the next level. Expand and refresh your knowldge of the compost production process, from feedstock delivery to product distribution. Designed for those that need an in-depth understanding of the composting process such as consultants, vendors, regulators, policy-makers, investors, environmental activists, sustainability professionals and recycling coordinators. A precursor to the 5-day Compost Operations Training Course (COTC), this course will provide a solid foundation for those working at, or with, compost manufacturing facilities or are considering getting into the business. 

Curriculum:
Day 1: Benefits of composting and compost use, Compost qualities, uses and markets, Basic principles of composting, Composting methods, Processing operations and equipment
Day 2: Facility siting and design, Managing contamination, Regulations, Environmental protection, Stormwater, Odor and air quality, Fires and other safety considerations
Day 3 (Optional): Self driving tour of a variety (3-4) of composting facilities. Will include demonstrations of processing, monitoring and sampling equipment
 
Costs:
Type
2-Day Course
1-Day Tour*
3-Day Combo (Discount)
USCC/NJCC Member
(In-Person)
$410
$179
$530
USCC/NJCC Member
(Live Stream)
$410
$530
Non-Member
(In-Person)
$495
$229
$652
Non-Member
(Live Stream)
$495
$652
 
Details regarding refund/transfer of registrations can be found in our Cancellation Policy.

For more information on the training, contact Wayne Howard, CCREF Project Manager

Our Compost Manufacturing: Principles and Practices course meets the training requirements to become certified. For more info, go to www.certificationsUSCC.org

 

COMPOST OPERATIONS TRAINING COURSES

 

UPCOMING COURSES:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all Compost Operations Training Courses have been cancelled through March 2021. Please check back periodically for updates.

About the CCREF's Compost Operations Training Course:

This 40-hr, 5-day course focuses on giving you the knowledge you need to run a successful composting facility, whether you’re just getting started or have been composting for a while. In addition to in-depth lectures, the course provides hands-on practice through indoor and outdoor activities as well as tours to local facilities, where the theories meet reality. From compost operators to environmental and agricultural consultants to local and state regulators; the Compost Operations Training Course is for anyone who wants quality instruction from leading composting professionals and educators on the art and science of commercial scale compost production and marketing.

 
CURRICULUM:
Day 1: Composting process, feedstocks and recipe development, compost systems
Day 2: Equipment, safety, site design, environmental protection (odors and stormwater)
Day 3: Regulations, composting facility tours
Day 4: Compost testing, product quality, compost uses and marketing
Day 5: Facility management, trouble-shooting and analyzing compost piles
 
COSTS:
USCC Member $995
Non-USCC Member (Individual or Small Business: Consultant, Start-Up, Company) $1,195
Non-USCC Member (Large Business) $1,295

Registration By Early Bird Date: $100 Off regular USCC members and Non-member pricing! Student discount available. Details regarding refund/transfer of registrations can be found in our Cancellation Policy.

For more information on the training, contact Wayne Howard, CCREF Project Manager

Our Compost Operations Training Course meets the training requirements to become a Certified Compost Operations Manager. For more info, go to www.certificationsUSCC.org

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Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF)
Physical Address:
1053 E Whitaker Mill Rd
Suite 115
Raleigh, NC 27604

Mailing Address:
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Raleigh, NC 27619
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