Building a robust food scrap recycling industry in illinois

The Illinois Food Scrap & Composting Coalition (IFSCC) is a thriving non-profit organization advancing diversion and composting of all organics in Illinois through advocacy, program implementation, market and business development, policy, and outreach.

Upcoming Events

Speaker Spotlight: Monday August 5,  Noon

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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

Composting Policy

IFSCC supports policies that advance diversion and composting of all organics in Illinois. Click on the link below to see a list of all introduced, 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.

Meet the 2024 Candidates: IFSCC’s Board of Directors

IFSCC’s Board of Directors Election is right around the corner. We’re sharing responses from both incumbent and incoming board candidates interested in joining the Board of Directors via an online vote. The Illinois Food Scrap & Composting Coalition continues to...

Be Loyal to the Soil!

"Compost is the answer." This was the gist of a beautiful afternoon during Soil Health Week (March 4 - 10) with the Illinois Stewardship Alliance. Fremont Township Garden volunteers and community members throughout the region gathered with the Illinois Food Scrap...

Illinois Food Scrap & Composting Coalition Supporting Members


Platinum Members ($2,000+)

Gold Members ($1,000)

Silver Members ($500)

Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County is a Silver Sustaining Parnter