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. 

Become a Member

Its time for you to become a member
of The Compost Council of Canada - the leading industry association for composting and compost market development in the country.

As a member of The Compost Council of Canada, you

  - support the advancement of the compost industry

  - access the latest knowledge on issues of impact to the development and sustainability of our industry

  - benefit from discounts on industry conferences, workshops, product and exhibit services

  - gain the advantage of exclusive networking and information support

  - link with your compost colleagues across Canada and internationally to exchange ideas and share experiences for mutual benefit and growth.

Key products and services for members of The Compost Council of Canada include:

  - timely information announcements and notification of business opportunities

  - website services including: exclusive member access to key reports, regulations and technical inquiries; membership profiles; free link between your website and ours (benefiting from thousands of monthly visits)

  - online membership directory

 - discounts to our national conference, regional workshops, meetings and training seminars in addition to laboratory-testing services, selected industry conferences as well as industry publications for free or discounted rates

  - involvement with public outreach initiatives including:
International Compost Awareness Week, Plant a Row • Grow a Row

  - discussion groups and networks for compost market development.

Sign up today and let The Council be part of your plans to build your compost initiatives.

(Download the membership application form)

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Our limited resources make it difficult to provide a full range of information services to non-members.
This site is updated as funds permit.

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Latest Happenings

Free Compost Webinars

Join us for our next free organics recycling webinar
February 14, 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

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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Developing Better Technical
Specifications for Topsoil
Use in Construction Projects

Click here for the report.

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