Solid Waste in New England
Composting: New England State Agencies & Other Organizations
Northeast Recycling Council (NERC)
NERC web site provides contacts and other state recycling information
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- North East Biosolids & Residuals Association, Biosolids Compost in New England
A guide to composting facilities and resources in New England
- Northeast Recycling Council, Compost/Organics Management
Documents on fertilizers, composting, and other topics. (Select Compost/Organics & click Search Now to view documents.)
- Center for Eco Technology
The Center for EcoTechnology works with businesses, non-profits, hospitals, colleges and universities, schools, and other organizations throughout Massachusetts and beyond to green their operations including recycling and composting.
and Organics Recycling, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental
A range of resources and information on home composting and other topics.
- Maine Compost School -
A Multi-Agency Collaborative Effort
Certificate program for those interested in or involved with medium or large-scale composting operations.
- Maine Department of Environmental Protection - Sustainability Division
Guidance, publications and assistance available for improved diversion of organics from disposal.
Information, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
A range of information about home and institutional composting, regulations, and more.
- Success Story: Turning Garbage into Gold, USEPA, 2002 (PDF) (2 pp, 389 K, about PDF)
Fact sheet about the efforts of the Center for Environmental Technology to create a market-based infrastructure for diverting commercial and agricultural organic waste from disposal in landfills.
- RecyclingWorks Massachusetts
A recycling assistance program that helps businesses and institutions maximize recycling, reuse, and composting opportunities.
Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Waste Management
and Solid Waste Technical Assistance Division
Information on backyard composting and composting measurement, and a "how to" guide for schools.
- Municipal Composting of Yard Waste (PDF) (5 pp, 1 MB, about PDF)
Instructions for establishing a composting program.
Island Resource Recovery Corporation - Educational Resources
A variety of resources about composting, including brochures and links and where to get a recycle bin in Rhode Island
Center, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Waste
Network for Vermont composters, food waste generators, and compost users. Includes a list of Vermont compost companies, the Vermont Compost Listserver, and other resources.
Association of Vermont (CAV)
Supporting and promoting all aspects of organics recycling with composting as an integral link between sustainable soils, communities and economics.