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Department of Solid Waste Management

Master Composter Program

The Ocean County Master Composter Training Program, which received an NJDEP award in 2008 for Outstanding Achievement in Recycling/Educational Program, is offered once annually (subject to demand) to train a knowledgeable core of citizens who can provide the residents of Ocean County with information on how they can manage the organic portions of their solid waste.

This 12-hour program trains volunteers to promote the benefits of composting, recycling and sustaiability through education and public outreach. Volunteers agree to provide a total of 24 hours of outreach, education, and service to promote the benefits of home composting. Training is held at the Ocean County Recycling Education Center, located at the county's Northern Recycling Center in Lakewood Township. This program is provided free of charge to Ocean County residents and taxpayers.

Each applicant must complete and submit the application below. Any questions please contact Sandra Blain-Snow at (732) 506-5047 or email compost@co.ocean.nj.us

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