October 30-November 3, 2017 in Fort Collins, CO 

March 12-16, 2018 in Davis, CA 

For more details about the individual courses or the course in general, see the related downloads.

About the CCREF's Compost Operations Training Course:

  • 40-hr, 5-day course includes lectures, hands-on activities and field trips
  • focuses on the knowledge and skills to run a successful composting facility
  • taught by leading composting professionals and educators
  • Meets the training requirements to become a Certified Compost Operations Manager.
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Cost: By Early Bird Date: USCC members: $770, Non-members: $870
Regular Price: USCC members: $870, non-members $970
Student discount available

Questions? CLICK HERE to send an email Education Manager Samantha Stallybrass

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notices must be made in writing. Refunds of full fee, less $50 administrative fee, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received 7 days before the course starts (COB Monday). No refund will be granted after that date. Please call the USCC Office at 301-897-2715 to confirm receipt of cancellation.

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