The Minnesota Composting Council is a member driven non-profit dedicated to advancing the recycling of organic materials in the state of Minnesota. To make the composting industry successful, the MNCC seeks the participation of businesses associated with the composting industry and the public sector. Activities the MNCC is organizing include site visits and guest speakers.
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE MNCC and help us reduce the waste going to landfills and promote this environmentally friendly industry - Click here for full details.
COMPOST USE WORKSHOP: On December 3, 2014, the MNCC is offering a workshop on compost use in landscaping and storm water project. For more information click here.
JOIN A COMMITTEE: Get involved with the MNCC - contact email@example.com for opportunities.
MODEL BACKYARD COMPOST ORDINANCE. The MNCC is looking for local government staff to help develop a model local ordinance for backyard composting and small site ordinance. If you are interested in participating, contact Kellie at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
SIGN UP TO KEEP INFORMED ON THE MN COMPOSTING INDUSTRY (UNDER THE CATEGORY OF MN COMPOSTING COUNCIL)
MNCC Board Elections
Annually three board seats are up for election. The terms are three years and the Board of Directors meets on a monthly basis – usually in the morning on the first Thursday of the month. Board members may attend meeting in person or by phone. Each Board member must be a member of the Minnesota Composting Council.
Voting for the MNCC Board of Directors is now open. If you're an MNCC member, you should have received an email with a link to vote. If you're a member and did not receive the email, contact Kellie at firstname.lastname@example.org Voting will be open until October 24, 2014.
Click here to read the nomination forms.
Visit our Advocacy page for access to the MNCC's comments on the MPCA proposed rules governing Compost Facilities, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 7035.
WE'D LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU -CALL FOR PAPERS OR SUGGESTIONS: What sites would you like to tour? What speakers or topics would you like to hear about? What would help you and your organization? What would you like to share with your colleagues? Email email@example.com with ideas.
New Yorkers to start composting? http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/17/nyregion/bloombergs-final-recycling-frontier-food-waste.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&
New Report on Zero Waste Composting from Eureka Recycling.
FINDACOMPOSTER.com 2013 update. Is Your Composting Facility Listed In findacomposter.com? If you answered YES …Review and verify that the information in your listing is up-to-date. If you answered NO … Visit findacomposter.com and enter your composting facility information today! Learn more.
Curbside composting story on MPR: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/08/21/expanding-food-composting and the Miami Herald http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/26/3579080/environmentalists-push-cities.html