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Compost Operations Training Course - Ithaca, NY
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Compost Operations Training Course - Ithaca, NY

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. 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.

8/5/2019 to 8/9/2019
When: August 5-9, 2019
7:30 am Badge pickup and Breakfast. Class start at 8:00 am.
Where: Cornell University
Emerson Hall
222 Tower Road
Ithaca 14853
United States
Contact: Wayne Howard
(919)271-6749


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About the CCREF's Compost Operations Training Course:
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.

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


COSTS:

Standard Rates: USCC Member $970, Non-Member $1,070

Registration By Early Bird Date (June 05, 2019): $100 Off regular USCC members and Non-member pricing
Student discount available

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


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
The Hotel Ithaca
222 South Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607/272-1000

RSVP Cutoff Date: 07.05.2019; Group Code: 4125; RSVP: Link
Rate: King/Double Queen Executive ($139 plus taxes)

Best Western University Inn, Ithaca
1020 Ellis Hollow Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607/272.6100

RSVP Cutoff Date: 07.04.2019; Group Code: COTC; RSVP: Call
Rate: Single/Double ($129 plus taxes)


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