Charles Duprey

Charles Duprey

Charles Duprey

Speaker | Naturcycle LLC

Plainville, NY |

Charles Duprey is President on Naturcycle a firm focused on the sales and marketing of compost and engineered soils throughout the Northeast. Working with a variety of private and public composters, they provide material for projects and retail use throughout our region.

He has served the Vice Chair of the Market Development Committee of the US Composting Council. Mr. Duprey consults on beneficial reuse of organics, engineered soil and stormwater projects around the country. Along with working to develop and supply some of the largest green roof and engineered soil projects in the Northeast. Mr. Duprey has a BS and BA from Syracuse University and resides in Upstate New York.

Session Code: 3D

Track: Marketing and Use

Session Name: Compost and Climate Resilient Landscapes – A USCC Collaboration with the American Society of Landscape Architects

Session Time: Wednesday, February 7, 4:15 – 5:45 PM

Presentation Title: Compost Standards and the Basics of Specification

Presentation Description: The Seal of Testing Assurance Program provides nationwide standards that enable informed decision making when utilizing compost on the landscape. Attendees will learn about standardized compost sampling and lab testing procedures, as well as the certified labs around the country that ensure compost in the STA program is appropriate for a wide range of end use applications such as amending soils, erosion control, green infrastructure, bioretention, and more. Additionally, the Compost Technical Datasheet provides specifiers such as landscape architects with information that accurately characterizes the compost products in the STA program, enabling end users to confidently apply the right compost for the right job.