The Nebraska Composting Chapter

The Nebraska Composting Chapter was founded in February 2019 as a program of the Nebraska Recycling Council, and an official state chapter and affiliate organization of the US Composting Council. As a USCC state affiliate, the NECC is dedicated to the development, expansion, and promotion of the composting industry in Nebraska using science, principles of sustainability, and economic viability. The NECC achieves that mission by:

encouraging and guiding research

promoting best composting practices

educating professionals and the public

enhancing product quality and markets

Nebraska Compost Committee

The Nebraska Compost Committee is an active committee of NECC members, compost operators, stakeholders, and NRC staff. The Committee takes a leadership role in advocating for best practices in the composting industry, fair and reasonable regulations, and widespread awareness of compost’s value in creating healthy soils, conserving water, and supporting local economies in our agriculture-based State. For more information about joining NECC’s Compost Committee, contact Megan Jackson.

Join Us!

Nebraska Composting Chapter members are members of the Nebraska Recycling Council who have an interest in promoting, educating, and advocating best management practices for organics and the production of compost products to the benefit of soil and environmental health.

Benefits of NECC membership

  • Supporting the expansion of composting in Nebraska
  • Receive discounted rates to NECC events including compost operator trainings
  • Access to a network of local composting professionals who can help create and/or improve a composting program in your area
  • Eligibility to serve on the Nebraska Compost Committee

Upcoming Events

Job Opening: Program Director

Job Opening: Program Director

NRC is hiring a program director! This position requires a passionate and highly organized self-starter with exceptional planning, project management, and communications skills. The Program Director is responsible for coordinating all phases of assigned programs in areas such as community, business, and agriculture materials management and technical assistance. This role requires the design, development, implementation, and review of programs for total resource management with an ability to convey complex ideas into clear, concise, and compelling reports, articles, proposals, grants, and presentations. This position will promote and advocate for waste reduction and sustainability.
Aug 2-6: Compost Operations Training Course

Aug 2-6: Compost Operations Training Course

This 40-hr, 5-day course held in Lincoln, Nebraska focuses on giving you the knowledge you need to run a successful composting facility, whether you’re just getting started or have been composting for a while. In addition to in-depth lectures, the course provides hands-on practice through indoor and outdoor activities as well as tours to local facilities, where the theories meet reality. From compost operators to environmental and agricultural consultants to local and state regulators; the Compost Operations Training Course is for anyone who wants quality instruction from leading composting professionals and educators on the art and science of commercial scale compost production and marketing.