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UPCOMING COURSES:

We are VERY pleased to announce the return on in-person training! All trainings will still adhere to COVID-19 safety precautions and federal, state and local guidelines.

Before registering please read the CREF Covid-19 Policy and Liability Release

 

FALL 2022 - RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA

Early Bird Deadline: August 1, 2022

Date
Location

September 12-16
Raleigh, NC

 

HOTEL:
Wingate by Wyndham
1542 Mechanical Blvd
Garner, NC 27529
Phone: 919-779-7441
$99/night - Mention that you are with the NC Composting Council group to get the special rate.

 

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WINTER 2022 - TAMPA, FLORIDA

Date
Location

November 14-18
Wimauma, FL (near Tampa)
 
 

HOTEL: Details Coming Soon.

LOCAL PARTNERS:

LOCAL SPONSORS:

 

SPRING 2023 - POMONA, CALIFORNIA

Date
Location

MARCH 2023 (DATES TBD)
Pomona, CA
Flyer Coming Soon
Registration Coming Soon
 

HOTEL: Details Coming Soon.

About the CREF's Compost Operations Training Course:

This 40-hr, 5-day course focuses on giving you the knowledge you need to run a successful composting facility, whether you’re just getting started or have been composting for a while. In addition to in-depth lectures, the course provides hands-on practice through indoor and outdoor activities as well as tours to local facilities, where the theories meet reality. From compost operators to environmental and agricultural consultants to local and state regulators; the Compost Operations Training Course is for anyone who wants quality instruction from leading composting professionals and educators on the art and science of commercial scale compost production and marketing.

 

CURRICULUM:
Day 1: Composting process, feedstocks and recipe development, compost systems
Day 2: Equipment, safety, site design, environmental protection (odors and stormwater)
Day 3: Regulations, composting facility tours
Day 4: Compost testing, product quality, compost uses and marketing
Day 5: Facility management, trouble-shooting and analyzing compost piles

 

REGISTRATION COSTS:
USCC Member $1095
Non-USCC Member (Individual or Small Business: Consultant, Start-Up, Company) $1,295
Non-USCC Member (Large Business) $1,395

Registration By Early Bird Date: $100 Off regular USCC members and Non-member pricing! Student discount available. Details regarding refund/transfer of registrations can be found in our Cancellation Policy.

For more information on the training, contact Wayne Howard, CREF Project Manager

Our Compost Operations Training Course meets the training requirements to become a Certified Compost Operations Manager. For more info, go to www.certificationsUSCC.org

SPONSORS: Click here to become a National CTP sponsor or support an individual training near you

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Registration Costs

  • USCC Member Early Bird $995
  • Non-USCC Member Early Bird (Individual or Small Business: Consultant, Start-Up, Company) $1,195
  • Non-USCC Member Early Bird (Large Business) $1,295
  • Registration after Early Bird Date: add $100

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COTC Sponsors

Click here to become a
National COTC sponsor or support an individual training near you

Can’t find the answer to your question?
Contact Wayne Howard, CREF Project Manager (301.897.2715 ext. 6749) for more information.

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Compost Research and Education Foundation (CREF)
Physical Address:
1053 E Whitaker Mill Rd
Suite 115
Raleigh, NC 27604

Mailing Address:
PO Box 19246
Raleigh, NC 27619
tel: 301-897-2715
info@compostfoundation.org

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