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Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training

 $30 - Live Webinars January 21st and February 3rd

In order to socially distance, we will be offering a fully remote version of the Vermont Compost Operator Certification Training in winter 2021. Hosted by Compost Technical Services, and presented by the VT Agency of Natural Resources (ANR), this workshop will provide participants with 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. The training is a combination of pre-recorded presentations, review tests, and live webinars. Vermont residents and site operators working in the state have priority registration.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Principles of Composting

  • Compost Recipe Development

  • Materials (Feedstocks) & Blending

  • Pile Construction

  • Pile Monitoring & Management

  • Trouble Shooting & Neighbor Relations

  • Storm Water & Leachate Management

More Info & Registration Here


  • Benjamin Gauthier - Vermont Agency of Natural Resources - Solid Waste Management Program