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Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training

100 Library Lane
Williston, VT

Compost Technical Services is excited to announce that we will be hosting the 2018 Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training, presented by the VT Agency of Natural Resources (ANR). Through this workshop, participants will receive a Compost Operator Certificate, which meets the requirements of ANR for small, medium and large compost facility site operators. Current or future compost site operators will be certified to manage composting facilities handling food scraps or animal mortalities in Vermont.

This daylong workshop is focused on operator competency in compost management and regulatory compliance, and includes a dynamic combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises. 

 Topics Covered Include:

Principles of Composting

Compost Recipe Development

Materials & Blending

Windrow Construction

Pile Monitoring & Management

Windrow Aeration

Aerated Static Pile Composting

Storm Water & Leachate Management

Neighbor Relations

Site & Operating Permit Requirements



James McSweeney 

Compost Technical Services


Chris Duff

Lamoille Soil


Dan Goossen

Green Mountain Compost 


Ben Gauthier

Vermont Agency Of Natural Resources


October 19, 2018

Registration 7:30-8:00

Workshop 8:00-4:30

Cost $30


Classroom Portion held at the Old Brick Church – 100 Library Lane Williston, VT 05495

Field Portion held at Green Mountain Compost, also in Williston.