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February 20, 2014
Vietnamese High School Student Wins 2014 Compost Poster Design Competition

A high school student whose studies taught him the disadvantages of chemical fertilizer and 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 [...]

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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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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