Highfields Research and Education Facility- Wolcott, VT
Vermont ANR Compost Operator Certification Course
Thursday, September 19th, 2013, 8-4:30pm
Rotstar Bootcamp– Saturday, September 21st, 2013, 9-2pm
The Vermont ANR Compost Operator Certification Course is a required Certificate Course for current or future compost site operators who must obtain solid waste approval for handling food scraps or animal mortalities. This daylong workshop is focused on operator competency in compost management and regulatory compliance, and includes a dynamic combination of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on exercises designed to ensure an effective combination of operator understanding and application.
The Rotstar Bootcamp is for community-based and small scale food scrap composters. Come take a crash course in topics such as implementation of small/community scale compost systems; innovative compost system designs, tools, and management practices; how to collect food scraps from local businesses and schools; and how to capture heat from your compost pile.