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:
February 1; 12-1p

IFSC General Body Meeting:
March 1; 12-1p

Next Meeting:  February 1st, 12pm

Guest Speaker: Matt McNabb, McNabb Broders Composting LLC/ McNabb Broders Sustainability Education NFP, Paris, IL

Composting Pick-Up Services

Find haulers to pick up your food scraps

Buy Compost

Learn where to buy this healthy soil amendment

Composting Facilities

Explore an interactive map of compost sites

Restaurant + Municipality Toolkits

Learn how to start a compost program

IFSC Blog

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

Municipality Food Scrap Composting Information on the IFSC Website

If you're wondering whether or not your municipality offers curbside commercial compost collection service for residents, or are interested in how much such a service might cost, you can find a list of "Municipalities that Compost" under "Resources" on the IFSC...

Hope Grows at DuPage County Jail

Organic Garden Provides Connection to Nature & Community This fall marked the end of the first growing season for Hope’s Garden at DuPage County Jail in Wheaton. The garden provides detainees the opportunity to experience the therapeutic benefits of gardening,...

Share your food scrap recycling story!

Let’s face it, we all have our own reasons for recycling food scraps and composting.  You do it for the planet, you do it for your job, you do it to save money, you do it to cut down on synthetic fertilizer, or because you cannot stand sending valuable nutrients to the landfill.  We all have our story.

Tell us why you recycle food scraps and share your latest composting news, upcoming events, achievements, goals set or met.  We’ll help you spread the word!

I recycle food scraps because...

Tell us why you recycle food scraps and share your latest composting news, upcoming events, achievements, goals set or met.  We’ll help you spread the word!

I recycle food scraps because...

Tell us why you recycle food scraps and share your latest composting news, upcoming events, achievements, goals set or met.  We’ll help you spread the word!

I recycle food scraps because...

Tell us why you recycle food scraps and share your latest composting news, upcoming events, achievements, goals set or met.  We’ll help you spread the word!

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.

2020 Illinois Food Scrap Coalition Supporting Members

 

Platinum Partner ($3,000+)

Gold Partners ($1,000)

Silver Partners ($500)