Member participation and financial support are critical to the IFSCC.  The IFSCC encourages all to step up, express their views, share their expertise, and help contribute to the success of IFSCC and the full spectrum of what “Food Scrap & Composting” means and can do for Illinois.

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Individual Member ($50)

Listed as a Member on the IFSCC website
Eligible to vote annually for IFSCC leadership and related matters
Engage with a network of experts and key stakeholders in organics recycling, composting, and food scrap diversion from landfills
Keep up on the latest advancements in compost and organics recycling related policy
Participate in annual member appreciation/networking event, free attendance

Organization Member ($150)


BENEFITS APPLY TO UP TO THREE designated members of your organization
ALL benefits of Individual Membership PLUS:
Right to responsibly use and display IFSCC logo on your website
Opportunity to share your job listings through the IFSCC network

Silver Member ($500)

BENEFITS APPLY TO UP TO THREE designated members of your organization
All benefits of Organization Membership PLUS:
Your Logo and Website link on IFSCC Website
Your Logo on the Sponsor level member acknowledgement slide during IFSCC presentations and events
Ability to promote your business via discounted services or offers through the IFSCC network

Gold Member ($1,000)

BENEFITS APPLY TO UP TO THREE designated members of your organization
All benefits of Silver Membership PLUS:
Inclusion of your company’s social media links alongside your logo on IFSCC website
Your logo included in monthly IFSCC emails
Verbal recognition and appreciation during all IFSCC presentations and events

Platinum Member ($3,000)

BENEFITS APPLY TO UP TO THREE designated members of your organization
All benefits of Gold Membership PLUS:
Opportunity to present your organization’s involvement with food scraps and composting at IFSCC meetings or events
Opportunity to be featured annually in an IFSCC newsletter

Highlighted Work of Our Members

We amplify our members’ and communities’ successes.  IFSCC members can share information about residential or commercial composting, food donation, outreach, education, or other types of events and achievements via our accomplishments form. We will share it via social media and presentations.

The Plant Chicago's closed loop system tour

Lakeshore Recycling Facility, Chicago tour

Gary Cuneen, Seven Generations Ahead

2023 Illinois Food Scrap & Composting Coalition Supporting Members


Platinum Member ($3,000+)

Gold Members ($1,000)

Silver Members ($500)

Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County is a Silver Sustaining Parnter

Organization Members

Beyond Hunger

BioBag Americas Inc

Bright Beat

Champaign County Environmental Stewards

Chicago Recycling Coalition

City of Chicago

Climate Action Evanston

Cook County Department of Environmental Control

Composting Partners

Feed Earth Now, LLC

Ferdi Foundation

Good Dirt Composting Collective

Garden Prairie Organics

Go Green Barrington

Go Green Glen Ellyn

Green Soils, L.L.C.

Illinois County Solid Waste Management Association

Illinois State University

Illinois Sustainability Technology Center (ISTC)

Kane County

Land and Lakes Company

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

Midwest Grows Green/IPM Institute of North America

Mindful Waste

New Earth Farm

Novamont North America Inc

Phoenix Bean

Shelton Solutions, Inc.

Teegen Compost

University of Illinois at Chicago

UNNI Corporation

Vanguard Renewables

Village of River Forest

Waste Management

Will County


Individual Members

Kevin Atchason

Brendan Brown

Kate Caldwell

Cecilia Carman

Monica Chia-Chien Chen

Amy DeLorenzo

Pat Dieckhoff

Jessica Eder

Dianarose Fraum

Jennifer Futterman

Nora Goldstein

Carya Haas

Erica Helms

Jeannine Kannegiesser

Louis Kappler

Jacqueline Kessler

Liz Kunkle

Garrett Lapsys

John Lardner

Catherine Morris

Steven Schilling

Henry Schmidt

Susan Schuller

Daniel Sheline

Gail Taxy

Dr. WanMan Lin, PhD

Clayton Wassilak, BA

Agency liaisons

Valerie A. Davis
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Julie Schilf
US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5