2020 Community Pumpkin Composting Efforts a Smashing Success despite Pandemic

As highlighted in a previous post, following Halloween each year, several communities in Illinois host pumpkin collection events to ensure holiday decorations are composted rather than being sent to landfill. Collectively these events are known as the Pumpkin Smash...

Communities ‘Green Halloween’ at Annual Pumpkin Smash Events

IFSC is grateful for the support and active participation of SCARCE, a Gold Sustaining Partner. SCARCE initiated its first Pumpkin Smash composting event in 2014. The following post describes these efforts and will hopefully inspire you to compost your seasonal...

Schools & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education (SCARCE) – An Illinois Food Scrap Coalition Sustaining Partner

Schools and Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education, also known as SCARCE, is an award-winning environmental education non-profit agency dedicated to creating sustainable communities. They accomplish this through innovative and hands-on education...