Composting Benefits and Uses

by Marcus Coulombe | TLE Seminar


Seminar Dates: November 17, 2022 1:30 PM

Seminar Cost: $35 Register for Seminar

Seminar Description:
Landscapers can now help their city’s landscapes by increasing compost within landscapes. We will discuss the benefits which include water savings and healthy, beautiful landscapes.

Learning Objectives:
1. Benefits of using Compost for water savings
2. Top Dressing Turf using Compost
3. Using Compost in landscape

Marcus Coulombe

Marcus Coulombe earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Plant Science from Cal Poly Pomona. After graduating, he has been involved in the agriculture and landscape industry for 15 years; marketing, promoting, and selling a wide range of products. Marcus has worked closely with professional sport facilities, engineers, golf courses, farmers, and government agencies throughout California. He is currently working as the sales and marketing coordinator for the Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority and is responsible for over 200,000 cubic yards a year in compost sales. Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority (IERCA) was constructed in 2007 as a partnership between LA county sanitation district and the Inland Empire Utilities Agency. IERCA is currently the largest indoor biosolids compost manufacturer in the United States.