Director of Research, Technical, & Environmental Services
Dr. Britt Faucette, Ph.D., is an Ecosystem Scientist, Certified Professional of Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC), and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Dr. Faucette currently directs research, technical services, and regulatory approval programs for Filtrexx International and the organics recycling and storm water management industries.
He earned his Ph.D. from the Odom School of Ecology at the University of Georgia where he researched soil-water-plant performances of various BMPs used in soil erosion and storm water management applications; served as a state specialist in storm water management, organics recycling, and pollution prevention programs in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering; and is an adjunct professor in the School of Environmental Design.
Britt serves on multiple technical committees with the American Society of Test Methods (ASTM), the Board of Trustees for the US Composting Council’s Research & Education Foundation (CCREF). In 2008, he was the recipient of the Annual Clean Water Award presented by the US Composting Council.
He has authored over 20 peer-reviewed scientific publications, over 100 popular press articles, developed federal (7) and state (nearly 50) specifications on organic materials used in erosion and sediment control and storm water management, worked with foreign governments, taught graduate students, consulted on organic materials management and storm water related projects in 15 countries, has been awarded approximately $500,000 in state and federal research grants, has conducted seminars and trainings at over 100 national and regional conferences, and has published three books on research and design elements of organic materials used in erosion control and storm water management.