Commercial Composting: Get Started
Interested in Starting a Compost Business? We have gathered the resources and experts you need to find out if this is the right business opportunity for you.
State legislative mandates, the Johnston landfill nearing capacity, and new revenue markets for compost have created a $50 million market opportunity in Rhode Island for entrepreneurs to pursue. This session will address revenue opportunities, “True Composting,” standards, pros and cons of composting methods, regulations and the interconnectedness of the food waste support system. This is the first in a series.
Composting Methods Alan Gillespie, USDA NRCS Soil Health Frank Jacques, Center for Sustainable Organic Agriculture Regulations Mark Dennen, Rhode Island DEM