Get involved! 

Consider joining one of our active committees to help us further composting in NC.  Just 1-2 hours per month would make a positive impact in our industry. To get involved, please complete this Join a Committee Interest Form:

Education & Outreach Committee (EOC)

The EOC seeks to represent the NC Composting Council and promote composting in all forms by organizing and participating at events, workshops, and conferences where feasible. The EOC also creates and/or promotes education courses of the NCCC, often in cooperation with other organizations.

The EOC also helps host a monthly get-together called Sustainable Spirits.  This event brings together environmental professionals and enthusiasts for a little fun and networking in a relaxed and informal setting.  It’s free and open to the public.  Check it out

If you’d like to serve on this committee please contact the Chair, Erika Fye:

Access & Advisory Committee (AAC)

The AAC monitors legislative and policy matters where the compost industry can have an impact such as organic waste diversion, soil health, climate change, agriculture and urban infrastructure.  The AAC can educate and assist decision-makers from the national to the local level in support of composting and compost use, especially as it related to these important issues. The AOC partners with NGO’s and other stakeholders to form coalitions, and the AOC participates in the USCC LEAC (Legislative & Environmental Affairs Committee).

If you’d like to serve on this committee please contact its Chair, Dr. Janel Ohletz:

Communications & Marketing Committee (CMC)

The CMC creates promotional content for printed material, the NCCC website, Facebook, Instagram, and other digital resources related to the NC Composting Council activities, the benefits of composting and using compost, and supports the work of the other NCCC committees.

If you would like to serve on this committee get in touch with its Chair, Kate Sullivan;

Compost Operator Training Course Committee (COTC)

The COTC Committee plans, organizes, and facilitates the annual NCCC COTC training. For more information about COTC Committee responsibilities click here

If you would like to serve on this committee please email 

Coastal Composting Committee (CCC)

The CCC is a regional committee of the NC Composting council, based in Wilmington, NC, dedicated to
furthering the mission of the NCCC in the coastal region including education and outreach,
supporting organics collection and composting infrastructure and influencing regional policy.
The CCC serves as a model for other regions who want a regional NC Compost Council.

If you would like to serve on this committee please email


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