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...

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...

A Conversation with Chef Zak of Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen

Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen is an upscale-casual gastropub in Crystal Lake, IL that creates gourmet comfort foods utilizing sustainable ingredients from local farmers and producers. They believe food should not only be responsibly sourced, but also healthy for...

A Smashed Pumpkin is Better Than a Rotted One

By Liz Kunkle, Founder of Go Green Winnetka, IFSCC 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...

RSVP for the IFSC Membership Appreciation and Networking Event, October 27th

By Amy Bartucci, IFSC Administrative Coordinator and We Compost Committee Co-Chair It’s been a minute since the IFSC gathered for an in person networking event. This October 27th, we plan to change that. Like many other organizations and businesses, the IFSC had...