The Compost Council of Canada is a national non-profit, member-driven organization with a charter to advocate and advance organics residuals recycling and compost use. It serves as the central resource and network for the compost industry in Canada and, through its members, contributes to the environmental sustainability of the communities in which they operate. 

National Organics Recycling Conference 2018

Technical Document on
Municipal Solid Waste
Organics Processing
Plant • Grow • Share a Row

Montréal, QC
September 19th – 21st

The Compost Council of Canada would like to invite you to our 28th National Annual Organics Recycling Conference, which promises to bring together expertise in all aspects of organics recycling from collection of feedstocks to processing, engineering, communication and compost markets. We will offer a diverse set of facility tours, a wide array of speakers, a trade show area featuring technologies and service providers, and networking opportunities you should be sure not to miss!


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Technical Document on
Municipal Solid Waste
Organics Processing

This document provides science-based, objective and user-friendly information on the various aspects of Municipal Solid Waste organic waste management processing. It draws on lessons learned and expert knowledge of professionals, practitioners and academics in the field of organics management across North America.

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View the Grow Your Veggie Garden Guide

As part of your garden this year, plant and grow an extra row of your favourite veggies and donate the harvest to your local food bank. Help us help all those in need.

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