Jeff Ziegenbein



Compost University Faculty

Jeff Ziegenbein

Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority

Rancho Cucamonga, CA | jziegenb@ieua.org

Jeff Ziegenbein is an experienced organics manager producing 10 million cubic yards of compost over his 30 year career. He holds a master’s degree in environmental planning, and is one of the legacy Certified Compost Operations Managers. He is project manager for the nation’s largest enclosed composting facility located near Los Angeles and is in charge of operations and maintenance. Jeff is the President of the California Association of Compost Producers representing 100 compost production companies throughout the state. He is also a Certified Reliability Leader and believes that reliability is directly related to safety and compliance.