OTH.111-An Introduction to Composting Human Remains, Part 1: The Process & It’s Challenges-WEB.CREF

Join the Compost Research & Education Foundation as we explore the growing movement for more sustainable funerary practices through composting of human remains. In this first session of our 2-part webinar series, we’ll provide an overview of this unique way of composting, from process considerations to compassionate handling of the deceased.Speakers: Jean Bonhotal, John Paul,… Continue reading OTH.111-An Introduction to Composting Human Remains, Part 1: The Process & It’s Challenges-WEB.CREF

USE.228-Deep Dive into the Role of Compost & Stormwater Media: Identifying Knowledge Gaps & Research Needs-WEB.CREF

Through the generosity of donors, the Compost Research & Education Foundation commissioned a literature review of existing scientific papers regarding the use of compost in green infrastructure and bioretention projects. A listening session was held with experts who have used compost in bioretention systems. In this webinar, Dr. Erickson of the University of Minnesota’s Water… Continue reading USE.228-Deep Dive into the Role of Compost & Stormwater Media: Identifying Knowledge Gaps & Research Needs-WEB.CREF

PRO.115-TMECC, CAP & the CTDS: The Backbone of the Seal of Testing Assurance Program-WEB.USCC

Through its procedural and compliance measures, the USCC Seal of Testing Assurance Program provides nationwide standards for compost testing and reporting that provide compost users with the clarity and confidence necessary to accurately specify compost applications. The STA program is the culmination of years of research and discussion by many of the leading compost research… Continue reading PRO.115-TMECC, CAP & the CTDS: The Backbone of the Seal of Testing Assurance Program-WEB.USCC

PRO.221-How Compost Helps Address Climate Challenges: Drought and Fire-WEB.CREF

How to use compost mulches and soil amendments to create soils capable of enhancing storm water capture, eliminating water-hungry weeds, minimizing soil erosion, and protecting water quality.   The role of the “living soil food web” and its relationship to compost by increasing soil organic carbon to help cool the planet – How fire-suppressive, composted mulch… Continue reading PRO.221-How Compost Helps Address Climate Challenges: Drought and Fire-WEB.CREF

MAR.119-Meeting the California Market Demand For Medium/Coarse Grade Compost Products-WEB.USCC

The demand for medium and coarse grade compost is increasing in the state of California; much of this is in response to Caltrans and other environmental application requirements. Traditional markets for medium grade compost, such as landscape mulch and erosion/sediment control media have significantly expanded, as have emerging markets such as bioretention ‘low float’ mulch.… Continue reading MAR.119-Meeting the California Market Demand For Medium/Coarse Grade Compost Products-WEB.USCC

FAC.118-New and Innovative Technology for Compost Facilities -WEB.USCC

Compost Facilities around the country are utilizing innovative technology and new forms of data collection to drive their operations, increase efficiencies, and add value to their products.Speakers: Andrew Voodre, Emilio Cervantes, Laura KavanaughDuration: 60 minutesCredits: 1Member Price: $60.00Non-Member Price: $105.00Purchase Course

MAR.118-NRCS Code 336: Selling More Compost to Farmers-WEB.USCC

This webinar will provide an overview of Conservation Practice Standard – Soil Carbon Amendment Code 336 and provide compost producers with resources they can use to educate their customers. Our panelists will detail how farmers and ranchers can work with NRCS to create a conservation plan that includes compost application and how that qualifies participants… Continue reading MAR.118-NRCS Code 336: Selling More Compost to Farmers-WEB.USCC

POL.126-PFAS and Compost Research Webinar: The Importance of Informed Regulatory Decision-Making-WEB.CREF

The prevalence of PFAS and their effect on the composting industry is a subject needing research and attention. This webinar, jointly hosted by the US Composting Council and the Compost Research & Education Foundation, will learn about the issue, why it matters, and the current regulatory landscape surrounding it.Speakers: Bryan Staley, Ian Pepper, and Andrew… Continue reading POL.126-PFAS and Compost Research Webinar: The Importance of Informed Regulatory Decision-Making-WEB.CREF

HEA.112-Compost Manufacturing Safety Course-WKS.CREF

A day-long safety training for compost manufacturers, hosted by CREF Presenters include Nellie Brown, Cornell ILSR Ted Dirkx, Vermeer Matt Cotton, IWMC Sarah Bulluck, St. Louis Composting Speakers: Nellie Brown, Ted Dirkx, Matt Cotton, and Sarah BulluckDuration: 6 HoursCredits: 6Member Price: $270.00Non-Member Price: $475.00Purchase Course Now