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Awards Nominations Open for COMPOST2016

It’s time to think about honoring worthy members of the composting industry at the 25th Annual Conference in January 2016 in Jacksonville, FL. Seven awards are available to nominate distinguished members of the compost manufacturing industry. Awards are due October 1, 2015 and include categories such as Composter of the Year and Composting Program of the Year; the nomination must be made by a USCC member, though non-USCC members may be nominated.
Learn more by visiting the Awards Page.


Virginia Composters Join Glen Allen Children In Using Compost for the Community

The Virginia Composting Council (VCC) and the Heroes Club from Twin Hickory Elementary School (THES) collaborated on a project to demonstrate the use of compost and at the same time, transform a vacant property into a community green space.

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BPI and US Composting Council Strengthen Collaboration to Promote Growth of Food Scraps Diversion and Composting

Bethesda, MD – Healthy soil and global food security are intertwined, as are composting and diversion of food residuals. The US Composting Council and Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) are solidifying their partnership to facilitate increased food scrap collection, diverting valuable materials from the waste stream for high quality compost manufacturing.

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