Building a robust food scrap recycling industry in illinois
The Illinois Food Scrap & Composting Coalition (IFSCC) is a thriving not-for-profit organization advancing diversion and composting of all organics in Illinois through advocacy, program implementation, market and business development, policy, and outreach.
Speaker Spotlight: Monday, December 4th at Noon
Hear from IFSCC’s Silver Member The Urban Canopy, a Chicagoland business working to create a more sustainable, nutritious and equitable local food cycle. Learn powerful lessons about how Urban Canopy is growing their food scrap collection service and turning valuable nutrients into compost. Don’t miss our spotlight on their two-acre farm in the Englewood neighborhood, food rescue efforts, and successful strategies that create a healthier food system for all: One bucket at a time.
2023 General Body Meetings
IFSCC supports policies that advance diversion and composting of all organics in Illinois. Click on the link below to see a list of all enacted or pending legislation relating to the diversion and/or composting of food scraps and all organics in the state.
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Read about IFSCC member events, accomplishments, programs, services and opportunities.
The IFSCC Policy Committee recently hosted compost industry tours at IFSCC Gold Sustaining Member Whole Earth Compost and with an IFSCC organizational member, Teegen Compost Services. These tours provided helpful information about how processors make compost from our...
Author: Dianarose Fraum Blivaiss, Education Committee On August 2, 2023 Senator Dick Durbin spoke to a full house at the Food Tank and White House summit Empowering Eaters: Access, Affordability, and Healthy Choices, Chicago. Addressing food waste, he stated, "the...