Building a robust food scrap recycling industry in illinois

The Illinois Food Scrap Coalition (IFSC) is a thriving not-for-profit organization advancing diversion and composting of organics in Illinois through advocacy, program implementation, market and business development, policy, and outreach.

Upcoming Events

IFSC General Body Meeting
December 2; 12p-1p

Composting Pick-Up Services

Find haulers to pick up your food scraps

Composting Facilities

Explore an interactive map of compost sites

Restaurant + Municipality Toolkits

Learn how to start a compost program

JOIN US for a fall forum!


Read about IFSC member events, accomplishments, programs, services and opportunities.

Mark Your Calendars for IFSC Fall Forum Nov. 6

Join IFSC for a FREE fall forum to learn about programs and progress of composting in the region and where we go from here. The forum will be followed by a networking social event. The forum will take place on Wednesday, November 6th, 1-3 PM at Hickory Knolls...

2019 IFSC Strategic Plan Available

The 2019 strategic plan for the Illinois Food Scrap Coalition (IFSC) has been finalized and is now available online. You may download the plan (in PDF format) directly at or find a...

Composting Legislation

There are many Illinois laws that encourage infrastructure and resource development, fostering growth in the composting industry. IFSC supports these policies that promote composting and increase the diversion of food scrap from landfills.

2019 Illinois Food Scrap Coalition Supporting Members


Platinum Partner ($3,000+)

Gold Partners ($1,000)

Silver Partners ($500)