Ithaca, NY COTC Registration

Mon, August 05 2019, 8:00 AM - Fri, August 09 2019, 12:00 PM [EST]

222 Tower Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

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ITHACA, NY COTC USCC MEMBER REGISTRATION (will be verified) - FULL PRICE Partial Approval -$970.00

Sales end on -08/05/2019

Regular pricing begins 1/28/19 at midnight PST.

ITHACA, NY COTC NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION - FULL PRICE Partial Approval - $1,070.00

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Regular pricing begins 1/28/19

ITHACA, NY COTC NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION - EARLY BIRD RATE Partial Approval -$970.00

Sales end on -06/24/2019

ITHACA, NY COTC USCC MEMBER REGISTRATION (will be verified)- EARLY BIRD RATE Partial Approval - $870.00

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ITHACA, NY COTC STUDENT REGISTRATION (will be verified) Partial Approval -$619.00

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Full-Time Student registration includes one-year student membership in USCC. Please send documentation of full-time student status to Wayne Howard at: waynehoward@compostfoundation.org

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Event Information

Mon, August 05 2019, 8:00 AM - Fri, August 09 2019, 12:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

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 it 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. You’ll also 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

 

About this training:

  • 40-hr, 5-day course includes lectures, hands-on activities and field trips 
  • Focuses on the knowledge and skills to run a successful composting facility
  • Taught by leading composting professionals and educators
  • Meets the training requirements to become a Certified Compost Operations ManagerTM.

 

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:

Jean Bonhotal, Cornell Waste Managment Institute

Matt Cotton, IWM Consulting

Cary Oshins, CCREF

Bob Rynk, SUNY Cobleskill

…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: Emerson Hall, Cornell University

222 Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14853 (Map)

 

Hotel:  Best Western Ithaca

1020 Ellis Hollow Road; Phone: 607/272-6100

Cutoff Date: 07/04/19  Group Link: TBD

Rate: TBD

 

Alternate Hotel:  Hotel Ithaca

222 South Cayuga Street; Phone: 607/272-1000

Cutoff Date: 07/04/19  Group Link: TBD

Rate: TBD

 

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Our Local Sponsors

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Thanks to our National Course Sponsors

Soil Control Lab

Komptech

Reotemp

 

The CCREF is the only national organization in the United States dedicated to the development, expansion and promotion of the composting industry. The CCREF is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization.

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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