The NC Composting Council is all about creating healthy soils.  

We are a non-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to the development, expansion, and promotion of composting based on sound science, principles of sustainability, and economic viability.  We are part of a growing network of organizations collaborating with the US Composting Council.

Get earthy, get involved!

Missed the Annual Members and Friends Meeting? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here’s the link to the recording so you can stay up to date with all of the amazing things happening in the NC composting industry.

Cultivating Organic Matter through the Promotion Of Sustainable Techniques Act

The C.O.M.P.O.S.T Act

HB 4443 and SB 2388

A very important piece of national legislation is on the table right now that we think you should be aware of and that you can help with.  The COMPOST Act is meant to do two things:

1. Keep compostable materials like food waste out of the landfill where they generate methane,
and
2. Create avenues for nutrient-rich compost to go onto the land to enrich soil and draw down carbon.

Click HERE to see a full length discussion and watch video of our webinar.

The introduction of the COMPOST Act is an important step towards a greener and more innovative waste reduction and recovery system for our country. Ask your lawmakers today to co-sponsor this bill: https://p2a.co/gqvrz7j

Interested in learning how to compost in your backyard? Watch this Backyard Composting 101 demonstration hosted by current President, Muriel Williman: https://youtu.be/3KV5W9fNdnE.

The Compost Story


Are you bored sitting at home?  Why not spend some time watching wonderful webinars from the

Institute for Local Self Reliance.

 You’ll see the most up to date information about composting around the world with topics like:

How Compost and Cover Crops Sequester Soil Carbon 

Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Carbon Farming Trials in Colorado

and much more!

ILSR is a great resource for home and community composting, Check them out!  You’ll be glad you did.

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We want YOU to Get Involved! 

Do you love compost OR do you know somebody who loves compost? Nominate yourself or somebody else to join a group of passionate people expand composting in North Carolina! Click here to learn more about the application process.

“The most rewarding part of getting involved with the NCCC is belonging to a group of people who back up their big ideas with hard work. The board is a working board, made up of people who appreciate compost and want to see it used more widely in our state. Our annual meetings and training workshops bring together people from different backgrounds with diverse agendas, proving that the composting industry has room for everyone. Each NCCC event I attend challenges me to think differently–and more deeply–about the choices I make.”

Bianca Howard, Past Board Member 

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