Communities ‘Green Halloween’ at Annual Pumpkin Smash Events

IFSC is grateful for the support and active participation of SCARCE, a Gold Sustaining Partner. SCARCE initiated its first Pumpkin Smash composting event in 2014. The following post describes these efforts and will hopefully inspire you to compost your seasonal...

Sustaining Partner Spotlight: Lake County Illinois Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction Project

IFSC is grateful for the support and active participation of the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO), a Gold Sustaining Partner. During a recent general body meeting, Pete Adrian, SWALCO Recycling Coordinator, provided an overview of a relevant grant awarded to...

Other Ways to Compost At Home

By Miranda Johnson While backyard pit or bin composting, Bokashi and vermicomposting are some of the most common methods to compost food waste, there are other options out there that you can tailor to your needs. Tumbler Composting A really popular method is...

How an Illinois Student Took Local Composting Advocacy Online

Composting for All Seven Generations Ahead (SGA), an IFSC Platinum Partner, manages a youth environmental advocacy program, It’s Our Future (IOF). Students learn media and leadership skills to become effective environmental leaders who tackle climate issues and...

Sustaining Partner Spotlight: Collective Resource Compost

Collective Resource Composting began when Founder/Owner Erlene Howard became interested in composting but couldn’t find a good place to do it at her condo, with no outdoor space and no desire to have worms as roommates, especially since eating pineapple kills...