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...

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...

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...

Sustaining Partner Spotlight: SAVOR…Chicago at McCormick Place

SAVOR…Chicago at McCormick Place, a Platinum Sustaining Partner of IFSC, is a food service company that strives to integrate into the communities that surround it, by focusing on sharing opportunities with their neighbors while working on reducing or eliminating any...