Fire Side Chat with Compost Industry Leaders
- Gary and Frank would talk about the council specifically, our nationwide network of composters and our STA Program how it could benefit erosion control specialist nationwide. Both are experts in the industry and could answer questions and explain how a erosion control expert should reach out to the members.
What is the US Composting Council
Explain our diverse membership (Private and Public Composters large and small)
Explain STA Compost program
Explain briefly relationship to erosion control compost uses
We are here to help you succeed in making compost!
If you’re one of the 4,700 (and the number is always growing) large and small compost manufacturers in the US today, welcome! Here you’ll find information that will help you create compost, run your facility, find the right state agency for permitting and policy questions, sell your compost and certify it in our Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) Certified Compost program, and become certified as a professional in this industry.
Using compost can be a key to making your projects succeed--and sustainably. Using STA Certified Compost makes it that much better.
For the Specifier: who writes standards for how compost is applied to all projects in your purview.
For the Landscape Architect: who wants the best for your plans, so that your customers will return and your work bears the banner of sustainable landscaping.
For the Farmer: who needs your crops to flourish with the benefit of organic matter.
For the Homeowner who needs great compost to grow plants, control erosion and conserve water.
For the Teacher who needs lesson plans to teach how great compost grows plants and controls erosion.
THE USCC VISION AND MISSION
We believe compost manufacturing and compost utilization are central to creating healthy soils, clean air and water, a stable climate, and a sustainable society.
The US Composting Council advances compost manufacturing, compost utilization, and organics recycling to benefit our members, society, and the environment.
THE USCC ORGANIZATION
Established in 1990, the US Composting Council (USCC) is the only national organization in the United States dedicated to the development, expansion and promotion of the composting industry. The USCC achieves this mission by encouraging, supporting and performing compost related research, promoting best management practices, establishing standards, educating professionals and the public about the benefits of composting and compost utilization, enhancing compost product quality, and developing training materials for compost manufacturers and markets for compost products. USCC members include compost manufacturers, compost marketers, equipment manufacturers, product suppliers, academic institutions, public agencies, nonprofit groups and consulting/engineering firms.
BioCycle, a premier industry periodical, is the official magazine of the Council.
The USCC is a non-profit 501(c) (6) organization. We work closely with the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF), a 501(c) (3) charitable foundation, which administers public and private research and education activities.