Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Washington Organic Recycling Council (WORC). WORC is the forum that provides education, networking, and advocacy to the Organics Recycling Industry.

Whether you are an individual or a muti-million dollar company, if you want to associate with the best in the industry you belong with WORC.

WORC offers you tools that will enhance your career and your business and put you in the fore-front of the Organics Recycling Industry.

We look forward to welcoming you to WORC!

Regular Membership Types

Diamond Member - $2,500

For those organizations who want to be leaders in the industry and contribute to WORCs cause.

Platinum Member - $1,000

For those organizations who want to be leaders in the industry and contribute to WORCs cause.

Gold Member - $625

Annual gross revenue greater than $1,000,000.
Federal, state, and regional government agencies.

Silver Member - $375

Annual gross revenue between $500,000 – $1,000,000
Counties with populations greater than 200,000
Cities with populations greater than 60,000

Bronze Member - $250

Annual gross revenue between $100,000 and $500,000.

Standard Member - $125

Annual gross revenue less than $100,000.
Counties with population less than 200,000.
Cities with population less than 60,000.

Associate (non-voting) Member


Qualifying entities for this membership category would be organics users/consumers, research and education institutes, conservation districts, non-profit organizations, and individuals.

Student (non-voting) Member


Qualifying individuals for this membership category must be currently enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education and are not employed or receiving revenue from any commercial composting activity.

Member Benefits 

  • Opportunities to network with others in the organic recycling field at WORC meetings and social gatherings.

  • Newsletters and announcements containing vital news and information.

  • Opportunities to attend meetings, demonstrations and conferences (some offer reduced registration fees for members) on issues of interest to Washington organic recyclers.

  • Technical education through professional operator training and field demonstrations

  • Updates about regulatory issues affecting organic recyclers, including product and facility standards, odor management and surface or ground water permitting requirements.

  • Updates about new business and opportunities, research developments, and scientific innovations.

  • Experienced representation at the state legislature, the Department of Ecology, and local health agencies in support of the needs of all organic recyclers.