2014 Awards: Nominate a dedicated composter!

Help us honor worthy members of the composting industry. Seven awards have been established by the USCC to distinguish members of our industry. Help us bestow our prestigious awards on the most worthy candidates. Do you know someone that should be nominated?

The awards are presented each year at the Annual Conference and Trade Show, which will next be at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas, January 20-23, 2015.

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Compost Operators Training Ahead!!!

Join us in Raleigh, NC this September and learn to run a successful compost facility from soup to nuts! Our weeklong course leaves you with hands-on knowledge of feedstock, odor management, systems, labor, equipment, science—all the pieces you need to keep your facility running smoothly. We bring in experts in the field to lead you through classroom work, practical exercises and field trips.

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WEBINAR SERIES: Composting at Sports Venues

Organics diversion is taking the U.S. sports world by storm, and one of the reasons is green initiatives focused on the sports industry undertaken by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Darby Hoover of the NRDC will provide an overview in this session of their recent publication, “NRDC’s Guide to Composting at Stadiums and Arenas.” Joining her on this panel is Scott Jenkins, General Manager of the New Atlanta Stadium (Falcons) and Board Chair of the Green Sports Alliance, and Susan Thoman, Vice President of Corporate Development at USCC Member Cedar Grove Composting.

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