US Composting Council Annual Conference

Every year the United States Composting Council (USCC) hosts its annual Conference and Trade Show.  This event has moved around the country from California, to Florida, Texas and this year in Charleston, South Carolina. Our founder Charles Duprey serves on the Market Development Committee (MDC) of the USCC. This committee is dedicated to promoting compost [...]

By |2020-02-06T16:15:39+00:00February 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Biocycle article by our Founder Charles Duprey

Our founder Charles Duprey has been involved in compost sales and engineered soils for over a decade. In that time he has been serving on the US Composting Council's Market Development Committee.  That committee has spearheaded work with the Technical Manual for the Evaluation of Composting and Compost (TMECC) which is the basis for the [...]

By |2019-12-31T13:32:28+00:00December 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Compost marketing services by Naturcycle

One of the core competencies of Naturcycle is compost marketing.  Many municipal and private compost producers may need extra help in selling finished compost.  Sometimes geographically sites are isolated and local markets are limited.  Sometimes local competition has driven down prices.  Sometimes past practices like auctions of finished compost lead to a viscous cycle of [...]

By |2019-11-22T17:51:38+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Engineered Soils and the Naturcycle Difference

Right now we are working through a highly complex engineered soil submittal process for a project in New York City. Naturcycle is second to none at navigating complex and challenging engineered soil designs. This project pictured has unique component characteristics.  Along with a rigorous testing plan that took a special understanding of a labs abilities [...]

By |2019-10-30T12:51:02+00:00October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Lunch and Learns for Landscape Architects

Naturcycle is pleased to be able to offer Registered Landscape Architects and American Institute of Architects (AIA)  continuing education or professional development hours.  Over the last three years we have spoken with dozens of firms large and small about the best ways to specify compost and engineered soils. We come to your office, provide lunch, [...]

By |2019-09-27T12:26:16+00:00September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

New Naturcycle Compost Facility Partner in New Jersey

Naturcycle is proud to announce a new compost partner. Morris County Utilities Authority in Northern New Jersey operates two Department of Environmental Protection permitted Compost facilities. These very large compost sites only take in local leaves, lawn and brush to make a high quality natural compost.  They utilize Scarab Windrow Turners, monitor temperatures and [...]

By |2019-08-20T10:51:03+00:00August 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Get thee new book on Community Scale Composting …

From Modern Farmer... "For James McSweeney, compost is the new black — black gold, that is. McSweeney, a composting consultant, shares his passion and expertise for this soil-building, job-creating, local-food-growing and planet-saving material in his new book, Community-Scale Composting Systems: A Comprehensive Practical Guide for Closing the Food System Loop and Solving Our Waste Crisis. Modern [...]

By |2019-08-16T21:48:11+00:00July 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What NOT to do for a Green Roof

Naturcycle talks often about the benefits of Green Roof Media, and the dangers of high organic matter soils in roofs. Even as we educate others like Landscape Architects and Contractors about what quality, consistent, soil-less media should be we still see factors, like cost or time driving bad choices. Pictured below is what happens if [...]

By |2019-08-16T21:48:11+00:00June 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Dangers of Very High Organic Matter Green Roofs

The photos above of are various projects around New York City. Some projects allow, and some owners, and architects do not understand the danger that Very High Organic Matter blends can present. Looking at these real site photos shows the inherent problem. Media for roofs and planters that is very high in compost (like 30-75% [...]

By |2019-08-16T21:48:11+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Naturcycle’s is committed to and supports …