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. 

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National Organics Recycling Conference 2017

September 18th – 20th
Plus …
Sept 17th (training) & Sept 21st (additional tours)

This year, the City of Calgary will be home to the largest compost facility of its kind in Canada, producing high quality compost from both the food and yard residuals from single-family homes across the city as well as dewatered biosolids from Calgary’s wastewater treatment.

BE PART OF THE 27th Annual National Organics Recycling Conference.

Presentations! Tours! Exhibits! Networking! Training!

The conference will be held at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino. A special guestroom rate of $149/night + applicable taxes can be booked at 1-888-875-4667 or via email at Please use the Group Code, TJ17CCC to qualify
for this special group rate.

Proceedings coming soon!

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact THE COMPOST COUNCIL OF CANADA @ 416-535-0240 (toll-free in Canada: 1 877 571 GROW(4769)) or email:

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Free Compost Webinars

Join us for our next free organics recycling webinar
February 7, 2018

12 Noon (Eastern Time)

For information on registering and an archive of past
presentations and videos please click here

Winter Regional Workshops

2018 Winter Regional

Feb 7th - Courtice ON
Feb 8th - Whitby ON

Atlantic Canada
Feb 21st & 22nd, 2018

British Columbia
Feb 28th & March 1st, 2018

March 5th & 6th, 2018

March 13th and 14th 2018

SOILS at WORK (The Biology of Soil Health)

2017 National Conference
proceedings are now online.

RETHINK ORGANIC WASTE -A Circular Strategy for Organics

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Specifications for Topsoil
Use in Construction Projects

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