Compost Industry Tours with the IFSCC: Whole Earth Compost and Teegen Compost Services

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...

Starting a composting program in your multi-unit building

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, ...

Thoughts on Sustainability at the largest convention center in North America

The Illinois Food Scrap & Composting Coalition reached out to SAVOR, our valued Sustaining Platinum Member, and learned about their organics recycling program and so much more. After more than eight years with the food service company responsible for providing...

IFSCC Silver Member Block Bins Celebrates BIG With a Bin Mural Project

Blog post content was submitted by Katherine Tellock, IFSCC We Compost Recognition Program and Policy Committee member. Katherine is the Business Operations Manager for Block Bins. She has a degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin and is a leader in...

Champaign County Group Receives Funding, Seeks Participants for Commercial Food Scrap Compost Pilot

This fall, the Champaign County Environmental Stewards (CCES) received a ‘Land, Health, Community’ Lumpkin Family Foundation Grant to help launch a commercial food scrap compost pilot project at the Landscape Recycling Center (LRC) in Urbana, IL. This...