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Welcome to the Certified Compost Operations Manager (CCOM) program!

Are you ready to find out more about CCOM Certification?

Take the next step on your career journey, check out the application.

Look around, familiarize yourself with the process, and check out Get Certified for more details.

We’d love to hear from you. Please tell us why certification matters in your job so we can share it with others.

Member Insights

What are organic recycling professionals saying about certification?

How does it work?

1
Complete the application.
2
Meet the eligibility requirements.
3
Take and pass the CCOM test.
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Receive your certification.
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Maintain it through ongoing education.

Top 6 Reasons Why Compost Operations Managers Choose to Get USCC Certified

  1. Professional certification is required for promotions or salary increases.
  2. Certification is essential for career development.
  3. Certified professionals ensure public safety.
  4. Certification is required or preferred by the employer.
  5. Certification shows professionalism and improves the public’s view of us as professionals.
  6. Certification may now be, or eventually will be, required for regulatory compliance.

The mission of the USCC Certification Commission is to develop and administer national, valid, credible, vendor-neutral certification programs for organics recycling professionals which enhance the profession of organics recycling facility management and in turn benefit the community business and environmental outcomes. The initial development of the CCOM was by the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation thanks to a grant from the 11th Hour Project.