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

ILCSWMA conference session: Composting is Hot!
October 31
Wyndham Springfield City Center

IFSC Fall Forum
November 6; 1p-3p
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, St. Charles

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


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

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...

Seven Generations Ahead–IFSC Platinum Level Sustaining Partner

IFSC is grateful to Seven Generations Ahead (SGA) for being a Platinum level Sustaining Partner. Contributions from Sustaining Partners help further the impact of IFSC's efforts to support and grow composting infrastructure in Illinois. Take a moment to learn more...

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)