in market research and development for organic recycled products.
35 years experience in composting and organics recycling
most experienced compost marketing consultant
over 500 related consulting projects
writer and speaker - having written and presented almost 500
papers and presentations
with over 200 composting and organics recycling facilities throughout North America and the world
Recipient of the Hi Kellogg Award For Outstanding Service
to the Composting Industry
- 2009 Recipient of a "Special Service Award" from the US Composting Council
- 2010 Recipient of the US Composting Council's Clean Water Award
- 2019 Named by Biocycle as an Organics Recycling Trailblazer
2010 USCC Clean Water Award
Awarded to Ron Alexander, R.Alexander Associates,Inc. Apex, NC. Ron has over two decades of experience in the compost industry. He was instrumental in drafting AASHTO specs for compost blankets, berms and socks and working with state DOTs on the adoption of AASHTO specs across the U.S. These specifications were the first nationally approved compost standards for erosion control and have served as a blue print for many subsequent standard specs for compost in erosion and sediment control. Ron has also helped to secure funding and coordinate university research and project implementation for compost blanket and sock performance, and flood control applications with WRAP in the UK.
practical marketing experience
- Millions of cubic yards of compost, and recycled soil amendments
- Digester by-products, dried/granulated
and lime/chemically stabilized biosolids products, manure
and manure-based products, paper and wood-based products,
marketed organic recycled products in all regions of the United
States, including 35 states, as well as 6 Canadian Provinces,
Europe and Australasia
in sales, marketing and sales management
experience in staff training, adult education
of landmark publications
Field Guide to Compost Use
Architecture Specifications for the Utilization of Compost
- The Practical Guide to Compost Marketing and Sales
Use on State Highway Application
Erosion Control Specifications
Compost Use Guidelines
- Past Manager
of US Composting Council's Seal of Testing Assurance Program
State compost market assessments and market development projects
Completed projects funded by US Environmental Protection Agency,
US Department of Agriculture, USDA-Forest Service, Federal Highway
ongoing assistance to national and regional UK compost market
and infrastructure development projects.
to Waste and Resources Action Programme. The UK government's
recycled materials development organization.
several Canadian composters and fertilizer manufacturers.
- Assisting Australian & New Zealand composters and related trade organizations
Ron Alexander's Resume [PDF
resume and references are available upon request.
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