Associate Director US Composting Council
Education Director for the Composting Council Research & Education Foundation, where he runs the Composter Training Program, including the highly regarded Composting Operations Training Course. He also oversees educational curriculum development and creating other training opportunities for the Foundation. Cary is also the Associate Director of the US Composting Council where his work focuses on member services, including the annual conference, developing the professional credential program, and industry advocacy at the state and national levels. Prior to his current roles with CCREF and the USCC, he started the Stormwater Management Division of Gardenique Landscaping, Inc. in Orefield, PA, where he represented Filtrexx Erosion Control products. Cary has almost 30 years of experience in composting education, research, utilization, and promotion, working for the Lehigh County PA Office of Solid Waste, the Rodale Institute, and Cornell University’s Waste Management Institute. As consultant to the Professional Recyclers of PA, he developed, coordinated and taught the organics component to PROP’s award-winning Recycling Professional Certification Program.