UIC: Leaders in Moving us Towards a More Sustainable Region

University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), IFSCC Member Organization and We Compost Silver Partner, currently collects food waste for composting at 5 locations on campus (Student Center East; Student Center West; UI Health Hospital; Isadore & Sadie Dorin Forum; and the...

A Smashed Pumpkin is Better Than a Rotted One

By Liz Kunkle, Founder of Go Green Winnetka, IFSC Board Member and Committee Co-Chair   Pumpkin collection events, or “Smashes,” are spreading throughout Chicagoland and beyond! Learn why, where, when, and how to compost your pumpkins rather than send them to...

UIC Pilots Front-of-House Composting with Student Support

By Liz Bosarge, IFSC Board Member Every year, UIC offers a sustainability class, US 390, which offers undergraduate students a framework to apply classroom learning to project-based engagement. This past spring, UIC’s Sustainability Office hosted interns Fern and Sean...