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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 lnorriswaldt@compostingcouncil.org/301-897-2715 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 […]

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Events
Cal Poly Professional Compost Training
Location: California Polytechnic State Univ, San Luis Obispo
Start Date: March 24, 2014
End Date: March 28, 2014
Category: training

Join faculty, researchers and industry leaders in a comprehensive training on large-scale composting covering scientific, […]

BIOCYCLE REFOR14 WEST
Location: San Diego, California
Start Date: April 7, 2014
End Date: April 10, 2014
Category: conference

28TH ANNUAL WEST COAST CONFERENCE RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM ORGANICS RECYCLING BIOCYCLE REFOR14 WEST will be […]

Diversion and composting of all food scrapss and paper products to commercial composting
Location: Sycamore School District, Cincinnati, OH
Start Date: April 22, 2014
End Date: May 15, 2014
Category: ICAW

Schools throughout the district at all levels will be adding composting to their school waste […]

Awareness Workshop on beneficital impacts of compost
Location: 900 Turpin St. next to the Larick StudentCenter, Richmond, VA
Start Date: April 25, 2014
End Date: April 25, 2014
Category: ICAW

When: 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. Community gardens across the state of Virginia will host workshops to […]

Prince William County, VA Compost Awarness Day Event
Location: Prince William County, VA
Start Date: April 26, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Category: ICAW

WTOP’s “Garden Guru” Mike McGrath will talk about backyard composting and its benefits in his […]

Ecumenical Earth Day
Location: Christ the King Lutheran Church, Dalton, GA
Start Date: April 27, 2014
End Date: April 27, 2014
Category: ICAW

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

2014 Business Expo
Location: Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center
Start Date: May 1, 2014
End Date: May 1, 2014
Category: ICAW

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Backyard Composting Classes
Location: Frederick County Landfill, 9031 Reichs Ford Road, Frederick MD 21704
Start Date: May 2, 2014
End Date: May 12, 2014
Category: ICAW

Who: Frederick County Office of Recycling, Frederick MD When: Friday, May 2, 11a.m.-1 p.m., 6:30-8:30 […]

Awareness Workshop on beneficial impacts of compost
Location: 718 Franklin Rd SE, Floyd, VA
Start Date: May 3, 2014
End Date: May 3, 2014
Category: ICAW

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Community gardens across the state of Virginia will host workshops to […]

West Broad Farmers Market – Composting Basics
Location: 1573 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606
Start Date: May 3, 2014
End Date: May 3, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Master Composters will be on hand at the West […]

Awareness Workshop on beneficial impacts of compost
Location: 1000 Main St., Blacksburg, VA
Start Date: May 4, 2014
End Date: May 4, 2014
Category: ICAW

When: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Community gardens across the state of Virginia will host workshops to […]

Extreme Home Composting
Location: Highfields Center for Composting
Start Date: May 4, 2014
End Date: May 7, 2014
Category: ICAW

- Sunday, May 4th @ 5:30 pm, Montshire Museum, Norwich, VT – Tuesday, May 6th @ 7 pm, […]

Compost Storytimes – What’s Sprouting in my Trash!
Location: Athens-Clarke County Main Library, 2025 Baxter Street
Start Date: May 5, 2014
End Date: May 8, 2014
Category: ICAW

Monday, May 5; 7:00 PM – Bedtime Stories program for children of all ages Tuesday, […]

Compost Sale at the ACC Landfill
Location: ACC Landfill
Start Date: May 5, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: ICAW

Loading Hours: M-F and Saturday – 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Cost: $6/cubic yard (A […]

ICAW Twitter Campaign
Location: Where: On the Internet!
Start Date: May 5, 2014
End Date: May 11, 2014
Category: ICAW

WHO: Mississippi Department of Environment Each day of the week of May 5-11, the Mississippi […]

Webinars, Extreme Home Composting
Location: Cyberspace
Start Date: May 5, 2014
End Date: May 8, 2014
Category: ICAW

WHO:  Highfields Center for Composting When: Monday May 5 @ 7:30pm, Tuesday May 7 @ […]

Vermicomposting Workshop
Location: Visitor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, 2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605
Start Date: May 5, 2014
End Date: May 5, 2014
Category: ICAW

Join us for the first event in Athens to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week. During […]

Winning the Organics Game: ICAW Webinar
Location: Phone
Start Date: May 5, 2014
End Date: May 5, 2014
Category: ICAW

In this one hour webinar, Rod Tyler, author of Winning the Organics Game: The Composters […]

Vermi-composting Workshop
Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Start Date: May 5, 2014
End Date: May 5, 2014
Category: ICAW

Presenter:  Kristen Baskin, Let Us Compost, Owner Fee:  $35 During our Let Us Compost Vermiculture […]

Compost Giveaway
Location: City of Valparaiso Street Dept., 406 Don Hovey Drive
Start Date: May 5, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: conference

Residents can bring shovels and buckets and load their own compost for free at the […]

Composting Basics
Location: Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter Street, Athens, 30606
Start Date: May 6, 2014
End Date: May 6, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Cost: Free Join the ACC Cooperative Extension and ACC […]

Compost Giveaway to Students and Residents of Chino, CA
Location: 6075 Kimball Avenue, Chino, California
Start Date: May 7, 2014
End Date: May 7, 2014
Category: ICAW

Inland Empire Utilities Agency and Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority will be providing compost to […]

Backyard Composting Seminar
Location: Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District, Ohio
Start Date: May 7, 2014
End Date: May 7, 2014
Category: ICAW

Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District, in Ohio, is offering their Backyard Composting Seminar […]

Compost Facility Tour
Location: Newton MA Composting Facility
Start Date: May 7, 2014
End Date: May 7, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 11 a.m.-12 noon EDT Address: 115 Rumford Ave, Newton, Massachusetts 02466 Signup: https://www.facebook.com/events/614084388671120/

Compost Bin Sale
Location: ACC Solid Waste Department, 725 Hancock Industrial Way
Start Date: May 7, 2014
End Date: May 7, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM Open to: Anyone Cost: $49 each, all proceeds to benefit […]

Workshop: Make Your Own Worm Bin
Location: Highfields’ Research & Education site, Fisher Bridge Industrial Park, Quarry Road, Wolcott, VT 05680
Start Date: May 8, 2014
End Date: May 8, 2014
Category: ICAW

When: Thursday, May 8th at 5pm Phone: (802) 472-8880 Details: Hands-on workshop for educators to […]

Backyard Composting Workshop
Location: War Memorial Auditorium, City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newton MA 02459
Start Date: May 8, 2014
End Date: May 8, 2014
Category: ICAW

11:00am – 12:00pm in EDT Thinking about home composting, but aren’t sure how to start? […]

ACC Commercial Compost Facility Tour
Location: ACC Landfill, 5700 Lexington Road
Start Date: May 8, 2014
End Date: May 8, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 1:00PM – 2:00 PM Open to: Anyone Cost: No charge ACC Solid Waste Department/Recycling […]

A Screening of Dirt : the Movie, a documentary about humans and their relationship to the soil, narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis
Location: Southface Energy Institute, Home Depot Training Center
Start Date: May 9, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2014
Category: ICAW

Who: Georgia Recycling Coalition When: Friday, May 9. Reception, 5 p.m., 5:45 pm, screening (83 […]

Lunch and Learn: Extreme Home Composting – Using Soldier Flies to Compost
Location: ACC Solid Waste Training Room, 725 Hancock Industrial Way, Athens 30605
Start Date: May 9, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Open To: Anyone Cost: No charge but registration required due […]

Compost Facility Tour
Location: Newton MA Composting Facility
Start Date: May 10, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm in EDT Address: 115 Rumford Ave, Newton, Massachusetts 02466 Come find […]

Composting 101
Location: Our store is located at 4307 W. Vliet Street in Milwaukee
Start Date: May 10, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 11 AM In celebration of International Compost Awareness Week, University of Wisconsin Extension Master […]

Compost Storytime, What’s Sprouting in my Trash, at Avid Bookshop
Location: 493 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601
Start Date: May 10, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 10:30 AM Cost: Free Join the ACC Cooperative Extension, ACC Recycling Division, Keep Athens-Clarke […]

Zero Waste Lunch and KMOX 1120 Garden Line Hotline Live Broadcast
Location: St. Louis Composting Facility, Valley Park MO 39 Old Elam Ave.
Start Date: May 10, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: conference

Mike Miller, host of KMOX 1120s Garden Hotline, will be broadcasting live 8-10 p.m. Zero […]

Site Tour for Kids
Location: Meet outside the office at Highfields’ compost site, Fisher Bridge Industrial Park, Quarry Road, Wolcott, VT
Start Date: May 10, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: ICAW

WHO: Highfields Center for Composting When: Saturday May 10th at 9:00am, 11:00am, and 1:00 pm […]

Compost Sale
Location: Highfields’ compost site, Fisher Bridge Industrial Park, Quarry Road, Wolcott, VT 05680
Start Date: May 10, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: ICAW

WHO: Highfields Center for Composting When: Saturday, May 10th 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Site […]

Technically Oriented Site Tour of Highfields’ Compost Facility
Location: Meet outside the office at Highfields’ compost site, Fisher Bridge Industrial Park, Quarry Road, Wolcott, VT
Start Date: May 10, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: ICAW

WHO: Highfields Center for Composting When: Saturday, May 10th at 10:00am and 2:00pm Site phone: […]

Athens Farmers Market – Composting Basics
Location: Athens Farmers Market, Bishop Park
Start Date: May 10, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: 8:00 AM – NOON Master Composters will be on hand at the Athens Farmers […]

Backyard Composting Seminar
Location: Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District, Ohio
Start Date: May 14, 2014
End Date: May 14, 2014
Category: ICAW

Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District, in Ohio is offering their Backyard Composting Seminar […]

Downtown Dalton Saturday Market
Location: Dalton Green at Thornton Ave. and Waugh St.
Start Date: May 17, 2014
End Date: May 17, 2014
Category: ICAW

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Marigold Festival – Look for the Rot Stars Table
Location: Pittard Park in Winterville, Georgia
Start Date: May 17, 2014
End Date: May 17, 2014
Category: ICAW

Time: Festival 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Parade 10:00 AM Cost: Free Master Composters will […]

Soil in the City Conference 2014
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 160 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611
Start Date: June 29, 2014
End Date: July 2, 2014
Category: conference

Enhancing Urban Soils for Living Landscapes and Healthy Communities Crowne Plaza Hotel, 160 E. Huron […]

Compost Operations Training Course
Location: North Carolina
Start Date: September 15, 2014
End Date: September 19, 2014
Category: training
The Texas Compost Council’s Annual “COMPOST CAMP”
Location: Texas Disposal Systems
Start Date: September 22, 2014
End Date: September 24, 2014
Category: training

  The Benefits of attending Compost Camp: *Tour state-of-the-art windrow compost facility *Learn from the […]

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