March 2016

Ohio Compost Operator Education Course (Wooster, OH) - March 8-9, 2016.

This 2-day course provides a practical understanding of the composting process and the means to address operational issues involved in the production of compost . While mainly focused towards the operation of large scale facilities, the course will be of great utility for beginners and operators of smaller sites. 

To learn more about the course and register please visit this link.

Because of the hands-on nature of this training, space is limited

to about 30 spaces. Hurry up and register now!

Upcoming Training Opportunities

April 2016

BioCycle West Coast16 (San Diego, CA) - April 4-7, 2016.

Organized by the editors of BioCycle magazine, this conference covers all the bases for successful organics recycling:  

  • Source Reduction
  • Source Separation
  • Collection
  • Composting
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • BMPs For Facility Success
  • High Value End Markets

To learn more about the conference, please visit:


The Organics Recycling Association of Ohio (ORAO), previously known as the Ohio Compost Association, is a non-profit organization that promotes the growth of the organics recycling industry in Ohio by encouraging further study, research, advancement, and development  of composting and organic recycling through professionalism, education, training, information exchange and networking within the industry and with regulatory agencies.

January 2016

US Composting Council – 24th Annual Conference & Tradeshow (Jacksonville, FL)

Join the US Composting Council at the world’s largest composting conference and exhibition for the organics management industry. Hear the latest from industry leaders about solving challenges in collecting organics, manufacturing and using compost, and producing renewable energy from organics. Visit the composting tradeshow to see the latest in equipment and tools for effective programs.

To learn more about the conference, please visit: