US Composting Council and PLAN Launch Partnership to Build Campus Composting Resources
The Post Landfill Action Network (PLAN) and US Composting Council (USCC) are launching a partnership to provide resources in the coming year to stakeholders of composting efforts on college and university campuses, the organizations announced today. Read more
Minnesota Compost Leaders, Non-Profit Advocate Among Awardees Recognized at USCC’s COMPOST2019
Composting facilities in Texas and Tennessee and a non-profit program in San Diego, CA and an energetic program in Minneapolis were among those who were honored by their peers by the US Composting Council at a January ceremony.
Capitol Hill Management Services Tapped as New USCC Association Management Provider
Raleigh, NC – The US Composting Council has selected Capitol Hill Management Services (CHMS) as the organization’s new management service and support team. Capitol Hill began providing management services for USCC on February 1, 2019. Read more
The USCC sat down with Michael Robinson of Rust Belt Riders in Cleveland, OH, an early leader in the community composting sector and a USCC Bronze member. We discussed the emergence of the movement and business model across the USA in the past decade.
USCC: Who is Rust Belt Riders?
USCC: What is community composting? This sector is important to the compost industry as a whole; where do you see its biggest impact? Are there ways that the mission is slightly different, or that haulers or producers in this scale can do things that more traditional large compost manufacturers may find difficult?
USCC: How do large and small scale composting complement each other? What is there to learn from each other? Where does community composting address the problem of missing compost infrastructure?
USCC: How does community composting, also known as decentralizing composting, and traditional centralized commercial compost manufacturers complement each other.
USCC: Talk about the business outlook and the mission of community composting. Will you find MBAs in your group?