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June 8, 2015
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) […]

May 6, 2015
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 […]

April 16, 2015
USCC Partners With Celebrity Garden Host Joe Lamp’l to Talk Compost

High quality compost is critical, not only to world soil health, but to the continuously […]

April 12, 2015
Members in the News

A Project to Turn Corpses Into Compost By CATRIN EINHORN Katrina Spade, the founder and […]

March 19, 2015
Virginia Composters Form State Composting Council Chapter

The State of Virginia is the newest to form a regional group to promote the […]

February 18, 2015
Grant Award to Composting Council Foundation Funds Development of Professional Composter Certification

The 11th Hour Project has awarded the Composting Council’s Research and Education Foundation(CCREF) a $75,000 […]

January 13, 2015
Washington State High School Senior Wins 2015 International Compost Poster Contest

Emily Mozzone 12th Grade Maple Valley, WA Her conviction that increasing awareness of the benefits […]

January 6, 2015
Composters, Advocates for Ending Senior Hunger Join Forces to Solve Food Crisis

Bethesda, MD (January 6, 2015) — The US Composting Council and the National Foundation to […]

December 2, 2014
Three New Members, Returning Board Members Take on USCC Leadership

Bethesda, MD (Dec. 2, 2014) The U.S. Composting Council (USCC) announces election results for the […]

October 28, 2014
Compost Foundation Signs on as Partner for International Year of Soil

Across the globe, nations are observing a potential soil crisis on the horizon. In response, […]

October 22, 2014
Composting Foundation Launches Triennial Two Cents for Compost Appeal

A third of the research and education budget for the foundation that leads U.S. composting […]

August 28, 2014
US Composting Council Announces the 2015 International Compost Awareness Week Poster Contest – Call for Entries for Poster Design

The US Composting Council (USCC) is seeking entries for the annual International Compost Awareness Week […]

August 20, 2014
USCC Annual Conference in Austin Features Food Waste Recycling, Climate Change Advocate and Urban Compost Innovator

Bethesda, MD (August 20, 2015) — Combine a rock-star Detroit compost queen, compost infrastructure building […]

May 1, 2014
Events Are Occurring Around the U.S. for International Compost Awareness Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Linda Norris-Waldt, Marketing Specialist 4/30/2014 Events Are Occurring Around the […]

December 27, 2013
New NYC Food Waste Recycling Law Will Have a National Impact, Say American Biogas and Composting Groups

WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday, the New York City Council passed pathbreaking legislation requiring commercial food scraps from […]

November 20, 2013
USCC Welcomes Ecovative Co-Founder Eben Bayer to Deliver Keynote at Annual Conference

(Bethesda, MD) Eben Bayer, co-founder of Evocative, a pioneering bio-materials company that is garnering worldwide […]

October 31, 2013
U.S. Composting Council Announces Successful Completion of Million Tomato Compost Campaign

Gardeners grow more than One Million Tomatoes with 2,888 cubic yards of compost BETHESDA, Md. […]

September 25, 2013
Community Garden Helps Feed Families

ARLINGTON – With spring already well underway, all of the beds in the Arlington Community […]

September 23, 2013
Summer 2013 Compost Communicator is here!

Click here for this edition of the Compost Communicator featuring a President’s Greeting, Million Tomato […]

September 5, 2013
US Composting Council Announces the 2014 International Compost Awareness Week Poster Contest – Call for Entries for Poster Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Bethesda, MD) The US Composting Council (USCC) is pleased to announce the […]

May 6, 2013
Governor Terry Branstad To Sign Proclamation Celebrating International Compost Awareness Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chad Borsheim 515-325-6133 Governor Terry Branstad To Sign Proclamation Celebrating […]

May 2, 2013
USCC announces Lori Scozzafava as New Executive Director

The United States Composting Council (USCC) is pleased to announce Lori Scozzafava as its new […]

BioCycle designated as official magazine of the US Composting Council

US Composting Council, BioCycle Magazine Form Publication Partnership Bethesda, Maryland — The US Composting Council […]

April 24, 2013
USCC Million Tomato Campaign On WNYC

Underserved Urban Gardens Get Soil Donations By Marc Garber : Host, WNYC News & Afternoon […]

April 17, 2013
Persistent Herbicide Issue Paper and Position Statement Now Available

The US Composting Council is calling on the EPA to take significant steps to prevent […]

February 21, 2013
The Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority Receives 2012 Composter of the Year Award

Inland Empire – The Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority recently received the United States Composting […]

February 12, 2013
Orlando Students Help Grow One Million Tomatoes for Community Gardens and Food Banks

ORLANDO, FL– On January 26th, local nonprofits, students and compost producers will kick off a […]

February 7, 2013
U.S. Composting Council Honors Will Allen of Growing Power

BETHESDA, MD, February 7, 2013 – Urban agriculturist, composter, and food justice advocate Will Allen […]

January 25, 2013
Winter 2013 Newsletter is here!

This edition of the Compost Communicator features a President’s Greeting, Message from the Executive Director, […]

January 8, 2013
American Biogas Council and US Composting Council Join Forces

WASHINGTON, DC-The American Biogas Council (ABC) and the US Composting Council (USCC) announced today the […]

October 10, 2012
National Restaurant Association, U.S. Composting Council to Develop Best Practices for Restaurateurs

The National Restaurant Association and the U.S. Composting Council are teaming up to raise awareness […]

August 20, 2012
Major new developments from CalRecycle concerning methodologies for measuring landfill gas collection efficiency

CalRecycles has issued a report that gives significant support to the conclusion that 80% of […]

August 1, 2012
Composting Council Calls For Moratorium on Persistent Herbicides.

The US Composting Council is calling on the EPA to initiate a Special Review Process […]

KAB’s America Recycles Day 2012 registration opens

It’s official – America Recycles Day 2012 registration opens August 6th…but you can register your […]

July 9, 2012
Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF) Launch Voluntary Program to Drive Scientific Research and Education Projects

GIVE US YOUR TWO CENTS! Campaign supports best management practices for composting Bethesda, Maryland, June […]

February 1, 2012
USCC’s 20th Annual Conference & Trade Show Another successful event ‘in the books’!

Ronkonkoma, New York – January 30, 2012 – The USCC’s 20th Annual Conference and Trade […]

January 2, 2012
Fall 2011 Pre-Conference Edition Newsletter is here!

This Pre-Conference edition of the Compost Communicator features a Conference “Sneak Preview”, Learn about Austin […]

October 25, 2011
Composting Council: An Ongoing Commitment to Safety at Composting Facilities

RONKONKOMA, NEW YORK – Recently two young men died in a tragic accident at Community […]

September 30, 2011
Summer Newsletter is (finally) here!

Meet the new Executive Director, Members Profile: Target Marketing Group, STA Spotlight: Black Gold Compost, […]

September 18, 2011
US Composting Council Announces the Hiring of its New Executive Director

RONKONKOMA, NEW YORK (September 16, 2011) – The United States Composting Council (USCC) is delighted […]

August 28, 2011
Organics in the News

E-news Vol 2 No 5

August 7, 2011
DuPont Suspends Sales of Imprelis and Sends a Voluntary Recall Notice to Industry

DuPont Co. is pulling a new herbicide from the market, after it was blamed for […]

July 11, 2011
Organics in the News

E-news Vol 4 No 2

July 5, 2011
RFP Released to Develop Issue Paper on Bioreactors and In-Situ Composting

The Climate Action Reserve has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to develop an issue […]

June 7, 2011
Organics in the News

E-News No.2 Vol.3

May 25, 2011
New Herbicide Threatens to Contaminate Compost

(Ronkonkoma, NY – May 25, 2011) The U.S. Composting Council (USCC) is warning composters to […]

May 5, 2011
Orange County, NC, Issues RFP for Food and Organic Waste Collection

ORANGE COUNTY, NC, is seeking proposals for collection and disposal services for the County’s Food […]

Organics In the News

E-News Vol 2 No. 2

April 28, 2011
Spring Newsletter from the USCC

The Spring issue of the Compost Communicator includes Best of the Listserve, new member welcome, […]

February 18, 2011
U.S. Composting Council’s 19th Annual Conference & Trade Show – Bigger & Better Than Ever!

The USCC 19th Annual Conference and Trade Show was another huge success. More than 1,100 […]

January 31, 2011
Winner of Annual ICAW Poster Contest Connects People, Nature and Compost

A gifted art student has been recognized by the US Composting Council as the International […]

January 14, 2011
Winter 2011 Compost Communicator is here!

This is the Conference Edition of the Compost Communicator, with the full 19th Annual Conference […]