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. 

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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Latest Happenings

Free Compost Webinars

On the occasion of
and the beginnings of the 2019 Gardening Season, please join us for our webinar about

Pay Attention to the Soil

May 10, 2019

10AM Central Time
(8AM Pacific, 9AM Mountain, 11AM Eastern, Noon Atlantic)

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

Find out more information
about our new program

The Biology of Soil Health

Take our Survey:
Barriers and Incentives: Adopting Soil-Health Best-Management Practices

Visit our page for more info.
For more information
visit our page here.


Developing Better Technical
Specifications for Topsoil
Use in Construction Projects

Click here for the report.

Report on the Results of the Multi-Year Ontario Agricultural Trials using Greenbin-derived Compost
Available here.

Compost Facility Operator
Study Guide

Available here.

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