Fort Collins, CO, COTC Registration

Mon, October 30 2017, 8:00 AM - Fri, November 03 2017, 12:00 PM [MST]

4482 East County Road 56, Fort Collins, CO, United States

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FORT COLLINS, CO COTC USCC MEMBER REGISTRATION - EARLY BIRD RATE Partial Approval -$770.00

$100 OFF IF REGISTERED BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30. Membership in USCC will be verified.

FORT COLLINS, CO COTC NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION - EARLY BIRD RATE Partial Approval - $870.00

$100 OFF IF REGISTERED BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30

FORT COLLINS, CO COTC STUDENT REGISTRATION Partial Approval -$599.00

Full-Time Student registration includes one-year student membership in USCC. Please send documentation of full-time student status to Samantha Stallybrass at: sstallybrass@compostingcouncil.org

FORT COLLINS, CO COTC USCC MEMBER REGISTRATION - FULL PRICE Partial Approval - $870.00

USCC Membership will be verified

FORT COLLINS, CO COTC NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION - FULL PRICE Partial Approval -$970.00

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Mon, October 30 2017, 8:00 AM - Fri, November 03 2017, 12:00 PM [MST]

About the Events

What does it take to run a successful composting facility?

The Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF), working with experts from programs across the country, is offering a week long course focusing on the knowledge and skills you need to do just that. Whether you’re just getting started or been at for a while, this is the class for you. You’ll not only hear lectures from top experts, you’ll get to practice what you learn through indoor and outdoor activities. Plus you’ll visit local facilities and see how the theory gets put into practice.

Who is this class for?

  • Compost operators
  • Farm, municipal or commercial
    • All feedstocks • Any size
  • Environmental and agricultural consultants
  • Recycling professionals
  • Local and state regulators
  • Equipment vendors
  • Anyone who wants an in-depth instruction on the art and science of commercial scale compost production and marketing

 

This course meets the training requirement to become a Certified Compost Operations ManagerTM.
Go to www.certificationsUSCC.org for more information

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

Instructors and Facilitators:
Matt Cotton, IWM Consulting
Cary Oshins, CCREF
Bob Yost, A1 Organics
Tim O'Neill, Engineered Compost Systems
…plus other regional and national experts!

Students receive an instruction manual, access to complete presentations, plus supplemental resources.

While the CCREF is a national organization, we strive to keep the course relevant to local conditions. Our faculty has extensive experience in making, permitting, selling and using compost in the surrounding region.

Location: ARDEC / The Conference Center, 4482 East County Road 56, Fort Collins, 80524

Local Hotel: Armstrong Hotel, 259 S. College Ave, Fort Collins CO 80524, (970) 484-3883. Wi-fi included. 

Local Travel: Shuttle Service to/from Denver International Aiport/Armstrong Hotel - Green Ride Colorado (970) 226-5533

 

Thank you to Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences for sponsoring our COTC course.

Click Here to view/download the Colorado e-flyer with registration to print

Cancellation policy

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notices must be made in writing. Refunds of full fee, less $50 administrative fee, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received 7 days before the course starts (COB Monday). No refund will be granted after that date. Please call the USCC Office at 301-897-2715 to confirm receipt of cancellation.

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About the Organizer

The Composting Council Research and Education Foundation, a 501(c)3, supports initiatives that enhance the stature and practices of the composting industry by supporting scientific research, increasing awareness, and educating the public to advance environmentally and economically sustainable organics recycling.
CCREF • 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive # 350, Reston, VA 20191 • phone: 301-897-2715 • fax: 301-530-5072 • info@compostfoundation.orgwww.compostfoundation.org

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