USCC’s Certified Compost Program Expands to Mexico
After more than 17 years of testing compost quality for US compost manufacturing facilities, the USCC’s Seal of Testing Assurance program is expanding to include its first participant from Mexico.
Novedades Agricolas, of Baja, Mexicali, California, in northwest Mexico, tested its pelletized amendment using the STA requirements and began as an official participant in November. Read More
US Composting Council Seeks Compost Marketing Coordinator
The USCC is hiring a staff member to manage the Seal of Testing Assurance Program and lead the compost use market development efforts to replace our longtime manager, Al Rattie, who is retiring.
This position is ideal for someone with background in horticulture, agronomy or the life sciences, and experience in sales and marketing experience in a green industry.
Applications are being taken until December 31, 2017. See the job description here.
Cedar Grove Compost, Wayne King, University of Florida To Receive 2017 USCC Honors at COMPOST2018
A professor and student program at the University of Florida and an iconic Washington State compost manufacturing facility are among those being recognized as this year’s US Composting Council (USCC) Award winners. Read More
US Composting Council Announces 2018 Board of Directors Election Results
The US Composting Council announced today the results of its annual Board of Directors election. Re-elected to the Board were Sarah Martinez of Eco-Products; Dr. Robert Michitsch of University of Wisconsin; and Tim Goodman of Natureworks. Four new members who join the U.S. Composting Council Board of Directors in 2018, Pierce Louis, Dirt Hugger, Eileen Banyra, Community Compost Company, Jeff Bradley, Vermeer, and Bob Shanz, Barnes Nursery. Read More