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|US Composting Council’s First Young Professional Scholarships Awarded|
The US Composting Council Board of Directors has awarded the first Young Professional Scholarships for 2017. These scholarships have been awarded to 16 young professionals who will help cultivate USCC membership in the 18-40 generation as future leaders of the compost manufacturing and organics recycling industry. Read more…
|Michigan Organics Council Forms State Composting Council Chapter|
Michigan composters have affiliated with the US Composting Council as a Charter Chapter to promote the compost manufacturing industry under the umbrella of the US Composting Council.
|Maryland Passes Two Composting Bills|
Double victories were in hand for the Maryland compost community thanks to the passage of HB171 and HB1349, bills that speak to proper labelling of compostable products, and a state study on infrastructure expansion for Maryland.
|Minnesota Compost Leaders, Non-Profit Advocate Among Awardees Being Recognized at USCC’s COMPOST2017|
Two dedicated Minnesota compost regulators and a non-profit advocate and researcher on compost economics are among those who will be honored.
|Green is for Organics: Voluntary Container Color Standard Recommended by Consortium of Organics Collection Organizations and Agencies|
Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council Joined by Other Nonprofit and Government Organizations to Improve Recycling and Organics Collection
|Frank Francoisi gets the Last Word in this month’s issue of Recycling Product News.|
|Governing Magazine talks to Frank Franciosi about Municipal Composting Challenges|
|Cannabis Growers and Compost to Be Focus of January COMPOST2017 Conference Session in California|
Premium compost plays a key role in the rapidly growing cannabis industry, and a California compost producer will share the results of his experience working with marijuana growers during the past few years at COMPOST2017, the national conference of the compost industry, to be held in January in Los Angeles, CA. Other panelists will discuss other aspects of the topic.
|Colorado Compost Community Forms State Composting Council Chapter|
Rocky Mt. Organics Council, Colorado Association for Recycling Partner with USCC
The State of Colorado has formed a regional chapter to promote the compost manufacturing industry under the umbrella of the US Composting Council, the group announced today.
|200+ Compost Professionals Sign Up for First Certification Test Opportunity|
To allow compost facility professionals to formally demonstrate their knowledge, professional achievement and qualifications, the USCC has taken the first steps this summer for compost facility operators to become a Certified Compost Operations Manager. More than 200 people have signed up for the initial round of tests within the first 30 days.
|Kimberly-Clark Professional Partners with US Composting Council and Keep America Beautiful to Create Workplace Composting Guide|
Kimberly-Clark Professional, the US Composting Council (USCC) and Keep America Beautiful have introduced a free Guide to Workplace Composting to help organizations develop workplace composting programs that support sustainability, waste reduction and zero waste initiatives.
|What the New Composting Council Chief Has in Mind|
The U.S. Composting Council (USCC) has a new leader: Frank Franciosi took over as executive director of Bethesda, Md.-based organics association and its sister organization, the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CREF).
|Indonesian Environmental Crisis Leads Designer to Winning International Compost Awareness Week 2016 Poster|
Yessi Budisari of West Indonesia has sensed growing concern for soil revitalization in the wake of a brush fire and smoke pollution disaster in her country, and designed the winning 2016 International Compost Awareness Week poster in response to the concerns.
|Compost Industry Leader Franciosi Named USCC Executive Director|
|US Composting Council Selects Drohan Management Group for Association Management Services|
|Ball Publishing’s New Terrain Newsletter talks STA Certified Compost.|
|Kimberly Clark Supports USCC as Benefactor Member|
|“Food Scrap Alley” Unveiled by USCC|
August 3, 2015 – USCC Introduces Food Scrap Alley
The Compost Industry: Statistics and Background