Compost University™ Faculty
NJ Composting Council and the NJ Organics Recycling
Demarest, NJ | email@example.com
Jairo Gonzalez, Founder/Trustee/President, NJCC – Along with his team Jairo was able to achieve 501c3 and 501c6 status for two organizations, moving from a committee to a full stand alone USCC chapter. Through these non-profits jairo has worked to assist the state in bringing much needed legislation and regulatory reform suited to developing compost manufacturing infrastructure. He has also worked to bring established educational courses to NJ and develop new courses such as a 2021 NJCC ASP Composting course and a 2020 Principles of Compost Manufacturing course alongside the CREF. Additionally, Jairo has developed and designed, cost effective, food waste and organics recycling programs both in urban/rural settings with the goal of creating healthy soils, sustainable businesses and food waste reduction programs for over a decade. He holds a BS in Political Science from the University of Oregon and a MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.