Loading Events

« All Events

NCCC & CREF’s 2024 COTC (Compost Operations Training Course) in Raleigh, NC

September 9 - September 13

Jumpstart or expand your career in the composting industry by taking part in one of the world’s most renowned professional training courses. With over 40 trainings historically conducted across the United States, the Compost Operations Training Course (COTC) and its graduates have an outstanding reputation, and many students proclaim it “the best course I’ve ever taken.”

About the COTC
This 5-day course, offered by the North Carolina Composting Council (NCCC) and Compost Research & Education Foundation (CREF), gives 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 by nationally-recognized instructors, you’ll gain practical experience through hands-on activities, including a team pile build and monitoring, 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 COTC 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.

Register here.

If the cost of attending this course poses a financial hardship, the Cary Oshins Training Scholarship may offer assistance. Learn more and apply here by July 29. The North Carolina Composting Council is also offering a DEIA scholarship; learn more and apply here by August 14. Applicants who apply for the Cary Oshins Scholarship but are not awarded will be automatically be considered for NCCC’s scholarship.

Hotels:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh SW (near NC State University)- Reserve by 8/19/24 for NCCC rate- $105 night + taxes (side note: reservation link may not work from mobile devices).

3741 Thistle Down Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606; (919)854-0001

* Mention NCC or NC Composting Council Conference for the group rate

Wingate – Reserve by 8/15/24 for NCCC rate- $115 night + taxes

1542 Mechanical Blvd., Garner, NC 27529
* Call for Reservations: 919-779-7441

COTC Flyer:

North Carolina COTC Flyer

 

Details

Start:
September 9
End:
September 13
Website:
https://www.compostingcouncil.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1853547

Venue

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

Details

Start:
September 9
End:
September 13
Website:
https://www.compostingcouncil.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1853547

Venue

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