The Composting Council of Canada (CCC), in cooperation with the Earth Tech Canada and the City of Edmonton, is offering a two-day hands-on training program to promote technical knowledge and sound operating techniques amongst compost facility operators and those involved with large-scale composting. The program includes a compost facility operator certification exam.
This two-day version of the CCC’s popular three-day course has been designed to provide participants with a practical understanding of the composting process and the means to address operational issues involved in the running of a compost facility.
When: April 29 and 30, 2008
Where: Edmonton Waste Management Centre (Site 100, 13111 Meridian Street, Edmonton, Alberta)
Start Times: Both days the session will begin at 9:00am and end at approximately 5:00 pm. Post the end of Wednesday’s session, the opportunity exists to write the certification exam for Level 1 of The Composting Council of Canada’s Composting Facility Operator Certification Program.
Feedstock Recovery Feedstock Preparation Composting
Curing Screening & Refining Storage & Packaging
Nuisance Control Marketing
Registration is limited to maximize individual attention. Each participant will receive a copy of The Council’s “Compost Facility Operating Guide” in CD format to serve as a reference during and after the course.
Who should attend:
Compost Facility Operators & Managers
Public officials involved with Solid Waste/Health Departments
Those involved in Agricultural Operations and/or Research
Technology Service Providers & Equipment Vendors
Consultants working with Composting Facilities
Government Regulators of Composting Facilities
Deadline for registration: April 1st, 2008
Classroom size is limited. Register early to avoid disappointment.
Members of the CCC and/or SWANA: $375 plus 6% GST for the course
Potential Member rate: $475 plus 6% GST for the course
Includes classroom instruction, refreshment breaks, and two lunches.
Please note: Lodging, other meals and expenses are the responsibility of each participant.
Fee for Certification Exam $100 plus 6% GST
Suggested Lodging Information
Rates starting at $109.99 (+ applicable taxes/night) are being offered at:
Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre North Edmonton
11834 Kingsway Ave.
Edmonton, AB T5G 3J5
Contact The Composting Council of Canada, 16 Northumberland St., Toronto ON M6H 1P7
Fax: (866) 902-7272
No cancellations accepted after April 1, 2008. The registrant may send a substitute in the event of a cancellation. No-shows will be billed.