USCC State Chapters and Committees | US Composting Council

USCC State Chapters and Committees

USCC chapters and committees are resources for networking, training and education, developing professional opportunities and advocacy. Chapter and Committee members work on localized, critical topics that impact your bottom line and align themselves closely with compost producers, municipal officers, consultants, educators and haulers. Interacting within this multi-faceted environment, members are able to share information and learn from each other’s experiences.

Association Compost Producers

Association of Compost Producers (ACP)

Dan Noble, Executive DirectorDan Noble The Association of Compost Producers (ACP) is a non-profit association of public and private organizations dedicated to increasing the quality, value and amount of compost being used in California. We do this by promoting activities and regulations that build healthy soil, benefiting people and the environment.
P.O. Box 1538
Julian, CA 92036-1538
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North Carolina Composting Council, Inc.

Gary Gittere, President The North Carolina Composting Council is committed to creating healthy soils. The Council is a volunteer-run, non-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to the development, expansion, and promotion of the composting industry based upon sound science, principles of sustainability, and economic viability.
PO Box 24961
Raleigh, NC 27611
MN composting council

Minnesota Composting Council

Ginny Black, Chair
Ginny Black
The Minnesota Composting Council is a member driven non-profit dedicated to advancing the recycling of organic materials in the state of Minnesota. To make the composting industry successful, the MNCC seeks the participation of businesses associated with the composting industry and the public sector. Activities the MNCC is organizing include site visits and guest speakers.
11410 49th Place North
Plymouth, MN 55442
Virginia Composting Council

Virginia Composting Council

Ken Bannister, President The Virginia Composting Council is the state affiliate of the US Composting Council. Our mission is to support the efforts and initiatives of the US Composting Council and the practice of composting, in general.
8090 Villa Park Drive
Richmond, VA 23228
MD-DC Composting Committee

MD-DC Composting Committee

The MD-DC Composting Committee is the state affiliate of the US Composting Council. Our mission is to support the efforts and initiatives of the US Composting Council and the practice of composting and compost manufacturing. This committee is taking an active leadership role in shaping the political, regulatory, and marketing landscapes of the Maryland and District of Columbia compost marketplace.
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MD-DC Composting Committee

Colorado Composting Council

Bob Yost The Colorado Composting Council (COCC) is an official USCC chapter, grown from the Rocky Mountain Organics Council of the Colorado Association for Recycling (CAFR).
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MI Composting Council

Kerrin O’Brien, Executive DirectorKerrin O'Brien The Michigan Composting Council USCC Chapter Committee
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IL Composting Council

IL Composting Committee

John Lardner, P.E.John Lardner The Illinois Composting Committee, formed in 2017, is sponsored by the Illinois Food Scrap Coalition, with a mission of working towards food scrap composting in Illinois.

NJ Composting Council

Jairo E. Gonzalez
Jairo Gonzalez
The chapter educates state regulators, local officials and the public about the importance of the compost manufacturing industry to local waste management programs, and jobs and business development, as well as the benefits of using compost in commercial and residential landscaping, and for stormwater management, erosion control and green infrastructure. The NJCC and USCC will jointly take positions on regulations and legislation that affect the industry and the market for compost in the state.