Franciosi Named USCC Executive Director
Frank Franciosi, Executive Director, US Composting Council

The US Composting Council (USCC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Franciosi, a composting industry leader and business executive, to the leadership position of Executive Director of the USCC and its sister foundation, the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation.

Introducing … STA Certified Compost
US Composting Council's STA Certified Compost seal

In a new development, the US Composting Council’s Seal of Testing Assurance Program can now be defined as a certification program.
Ron Alexander and Al Rattie
BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 27

BioCycle Live: Opening Plenary Session, BioCycle West Coast Conference 2015
BioCycle West Coast Conference 2015

Welcome & Introductions: Nora Goldstein, Editor, BioCycle
Keynote Speakers:
• Kathryn Harrington, Metro Council, Portland, Oregon
• Rhys Roth, Director, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure, The Evergreen State College
• Ashley Zanolli, West Coast Climate and Materials Management Forum Co-Lead, U.S. EPA Region 10
• Jordan Figueiredo, Zero Food Waste Advocate,,

BioCycle World
Food Waste Reduction Alliance

BioCycle December 2014, Vol. 55, No. 11, p. 6

US Composting Council Announces Election Results

The US Composting Council announced election results for the 2015 Board Of Directors on December 2, 2014.

Advancing Organics Recycling On The East Coast
Demo plots have been installed on the Turf Valley Country Club grounds (adjacent to Conference hotel) to compare standard treatment for turf establishment to “suburban subsoiling” via decompaction and compost amendment. Inset image features core sample of soil prior to treatment.

Meeting demand for organics processing infrastructure, building climate-resilient communities and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay watershed are hot topics for discussion at BioCycle East Coast Conference 2014.
Nora Goldstein
BioCycle September 2014, Vol. 55, No. 8, p. 28

BioCycle World
BioCycle World

BioCycle August 2014, Vol. 55, No. 7, p. 6

Commentary: Happy 2014
Lori Scozzafava

Lori Scozzafava
BioCycle January 2014, Vol. 55, No. 1, p. 62

Confessions Of A Compost Enthusiast
Lori Scozzafava

Lori Scozzafava
BioCycle December 2013, Vol. 54, No. 12, p. 38

U.S. Composting Industry Outlook

USCC 2012
Michael Virga
BioCycle January 2012, Vol. 53, No. 1, p. 37