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Compost Operations Training Course

September 10, 2018 - September 14, 2018

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.


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

Registration By Early Bird Date: USCC members: $770, Non-members: $870
Regular Price: USCC members: $870, non-members $970
Student discount available



For more information on the training, contact Wayne Howard, CCREF Project Manager 0r info@carolinacompost.com


September 10, 2018
September 14, 2018


NC State – J. Edward Booth Field Learning Lab
4000 Chi Road
Raleigh, NC 27603 United States
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