The Communications and Outreach Committee goals include:

  • publicizing IFSC Member success stories and accomplishments through social media, presentations, blog posts and more (Please help us help you share your successes in food scrap composting. Just fill out this short Accomplishments Form and submit!)
  • identifying events to target IFSC participation, through educational presentations and display, expert speakers, and/or promotional support
  • maintaining a calendar of events relevant to members (see right sidebar) 
  • building a collection of presentations and collateral to enhance participation in events, and
  • strengthening community and increasing exposure to the work IFSC Members are doing in Illinois to increase food scrap composting.

Conference call meetings are the second Monday of the month at 1:30 pm. To join the committee, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or amy(dot)delorenzo(at)gmail(dot)com 

Looking for an IFSC Speaker?

To request an IFSC member to present at your event or organization, please fill out the IFSC Presentation Request Form.

To share your expertise as a presenter or a speaker and/or your recommendations on potential events, conferences and speaking engagements, please fill out the IFSC Public Engagement Recommendations form.

Committee Members

  • Peter Adrian, SWALCO
  • Amy DeLorenzo
  • Andi Dierich, DuPage County
  • Stephanie Katsaros, Bright Beat

Bold denotes the chair of the committee. 

Outreach Resources:

IFSC has created a two-sided outreach postcard, which can be downloaded, printed, or emailed to interested parties. Please feel free to share widely.

Side one- offers a general description of the work that IFSC is doing, including website and social media links

Side two- explains We Compost, the voluntary recognition program for restaurants that have committed to collection service for their food scraps, so that they will be composted.

Click the image to download a PDF version of the postcard.

Image of postcard

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