NERC staff provided a compost operator training through the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NH DES) Continuing Professional Development for Certified Solid Waste Facility Operators. Thirty people participated in the training held on June 13, 2017, in Exeter, New Hampshire.
The “Beyond the Basics - Food Scrap & Organics Composting” training featured a three-hour lecture and discussion on: Food Scrap Collection, Science of Composting, Feedstocks and Recipe Development, Compost Methods and Systems, Facility Development & Management, Regulations, Process Management & Quality Control, and Finished Product End Use. The PowerPoint is available on the NERC website: Food Waste Composting Presentation. The lecture portion of the training was followed by an onsite tour and discussion at Seacoast Farms Compost Products conducted by owner and operator Bob Kelly.
Project Partners: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and Seacoast Farms Compost Products.
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