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Compost Operations Training - Santa Rosa, CA
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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.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/16/2020 to 3/20/2020
When: March 16-20, 2020
7:30 am Badge pickup and Breakfast. Class starts promptly at 8:00 am.
Where: Dutton Pavilion
1501 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, California  95401
United States
Contact: Wayne Howard
(919)271-6749


Online registration is available until: 3/13/2020
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About the CCREF'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

COSTS:

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

Registration By Early Bird Date (February 3, 2020): $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: TBD


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