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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.

Ohio Compost Operator

Education Course

March 24-25, 2015

OARDC, Wooster

This 2-day course provides a practical understanding of composting science, facility operations, sampling and testing for compost quality, state regulatory requirements and troubleshooting.  

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