Bob Yost

Bob Yost

Bob Yost

Speaker | A1 Organics

Eaton, CO |

Mr. Yost is Vice President and Chief Technical Officer for A1 Organics, having joined A1 in 1990. Established in 1974, A1 is the Rocky Mountain Regions largest commercial organic recycling company managing in excess of 425,000 tons of organics per year, that includes 35 million gallons of liquid feedstocks. Bob’s experience includes product and market development, site and operations development and management, new business development, technical evaluation, permitting and regulatory compliance and project and corporate management duties. Bob has served on numerous advisory and technical boards at both state and national levels and currently serves on the United States Composting Council Board of Directors, USCC Market Development and Membership Committees, and is Chair of the Seal of Testing Assurance Advisory Committee.

Session Code: E2

Track: Markets, Marketing and Uses

Session Name: STA Meeting and Program Updates, ROI Report

Session Time: Wednesday, January 25, 1:45 – 3:15 PM

Presentation Title: STAAC – Folks Protecting Your Reputation or Just a Bunch of Letters?

Presentation Description: This 20 minute session will describe what the STA Advisory Committee does for both USCC as an organization and how it helps maintain the integrity of the Seal of Testing Assurance program.  Included will be the scope of the committee, how they advise USCC staff to implement the program and what changes/improvements are in the future for the program, expanding yet upholding its mission.  Topics of discussion include discipline for those misusing the STA logo, consideration of reprieve requests, licensing of derivative products, implementation of testing for PH (persistent herbicides).