The Composting Handbook

The Composting Handbook is an invaluable reference for composting facility managers and operators, prospective managers and operators, regulators, policy makers, environmental advocates, educators, waste generators and managers and everyone interested in composting as a business or a solution to managing organic materials. 

It provides a single guide to the science, principles and best practices of composting for large-scale composting operations facing a variety of opportunities and challenges converting raw organic materials into a useful and marketable product.

As a special offer for AORA 2022 Conference attendees, the 2nd (corrected) print edition book will be available for purchase at the AORA Exhibition Stand* for the special price of $135 including GST (the average online price is $185).

There are a limited number of books available so if you wish to pre-order your copy for pick up in Adelaide, please email Johannes Biala at


*Books must be collected at the conference, there is no shipping option available.

Thank you to our 2022 Conference Sponsors

AORA would like to acknowledge our National Sponsors who play an active role in realising our vision: