9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts is hosting a no-cost Compost Site Operators Practical Skills Virtual Workshop with an emphasis on composting food materials on March 24 from 9:30am-12:00pm. This virtual workshop will focus on compost site operational best management practices to scale up and grow capacity for sites that: 

  • Currently processes leaf and yard waste and would like to start processing food waste 
  • Already process food waste and would like to process a larger volume of food waste 

The workshop will cover planning, design, nuisance conditions management, and operational considerations to grow capacity and scale up. This workshop is geared towards all Massachusetts compost site operators that are currently accepting or considering accepting food materials.  

The workshop will be led by James McSweeney of Compost Technical Services. Representatives from The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources will present on composting regulations and permitting and be available for questions.  

Click here to register for the workshop. 

For those who participate in the US Composting Council Certified Compost Operations Managers (CCOM™) or the Certified Composting Professionals (CCP™) programs, you can earn 2.5 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits for attending this workshop. For more information about those programs, click HERE. Download and use this form to request credits.

Please reach out to RecyclingWorks at info@recyclingworksma.com or call 888-254-5525 with any questions.