Where to buy finished compost

 

Where can you find and purchase Illinois manufactured compost?

The IFSC is proud to share this resource to help you connect with our Member Composters/Manufacturers. Retail Outlets listed below sell compost in bags, in bulk, or both, so check the store or reseller information. Scroll down to see the Compost Sales Map in order to easily search for stores and other outlets in your area. Please contact the Composter/ Manufacturer directly if you would like to learn any additional information about their specific products or if you would like to arrange for large quantity purchases.

This map shows IFSC member composters and manufactureres.

Red icons are IFSC Partners and Members that sell directly from their site.

Green icons are retail locations.

Click on the icon to learn more.

Gold Level Partners

Midwest Organics Recycling
29353 N Darrell Rd, McHenry, IL 60051
(312) 550-2464
email: contactus@compostmatters.com
Product name: Organimix

  • Certification:  USCC STA and OMRI Listed
  • Compost sold directly at Midwest Organics Recycling, and Organimix brand compost is also sold at retail locations:
    • Whole Foods – select Midwest locations
    • Country Bumpkin in Mundelein, IL
    • Red’s Garden Center in Northbrook, IL
    • Hinsdale Nurseries Inc. in Willowbrook, IL

Silver Level Partners

Midwest Compost, LLC
1320 Spaulding Rd, Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 931-2900

1195 W. Washington St., West Chicago, IL 60185
630.876.8900

  • Compost sold directly through Midwest Compost LLC
  • Online ordering:  YES – and delivery

St. Louis Composting (multiple compost facility locations)
39 Old Elam Avenue, Valley Park, MO 63088
(636) 861-3344
Belleville, IL
email: info@stlcomposting.com
Product name: Missouri Botanical Garden Black Gold

  • Compost sold directly through St. Louis Composting
  • Online ordering: stlcompost.com 
  • Certification: US Composting Council – STA Certified
  • Other places to purchase:

Members

All Organics Recycling, LLC
10936 N. Port Washington Rd Suite 345 Mequon, WI 53092
info@allorganicsrecycling.com
(414) 435-0700

DK Organics, LLC
29307 North Skokie Hwy, Lake Bluff, Illinois
info@dkorganics.com
(847) 234-5499 ext: 101

Garden Prairie Organics
11887 US Route 20, Garden Prairie, IL 61038
Phone: (815) 597-1318 

  • Compost sold directly through Garden Prairie Organics
  • Online ordering:  YES
  • Certification:  OMRI
  • Other places to purchase: 

Green Soils Management
32W007 IL Rt 72, East Dundee, IL 60018
Contact: Kila Harwick
Phone: 847-636-7508
Email: kharwick@greensoilsmanagement.com

  • Compost sold directly through Green Soils Management
  • Certification: US Composting Council – STA Certified
  • Pick Up, Delivery and Bulk Sales options are available
  • Online Ordering: Not available at this time

Healthy Soil Compost
2501 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, 60622

  • Compost sold from Chicago office
  • Online ordering:  YES

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
6001 W Pershing Rd, Cicero, IL 60804
Phone: (708) 588-4068

  • Compost biosolids
  • Online ordering: none
  • Other places to pick up: various locations around the Chicago metro area
  • Product Name: EQ Compost

Midwest Materials Management
For online purchase: mwcompanies.com
1270 E. Beecher Rd. Bristol, IL
info@mwcompanies.com
(847) 426-6354

  • Certifications: USCC STA and OMRI Listed
  • Online ordering:  YES
  • Retail locations to purchase compost:
    • Illinois landscape Supply LLC.
    • Ground Effects Inc.

Organix Recycling
19065 Hickory Creek Drive, Suite 240, Mokena, IL 60448

  • Food scraps transported to partner compost processors

Waste Management, Inc

  • Compost sold directly through Waste Management
  • Online ordering:  
  • Certification:  
  • Other places to purchase: 

To see all Illinois compost processors, view our map:  Composting Facilities of Illinois

USCC-STA

The US Composting Council’s Seal of Testing Assurance Program (‘STA’) is a compost testing, labeling and information disclosure program to provide the information needed to get the maximum benefit from the use of compost. The program was created in 2000 and is the consensus of many of the leading compost research scientists in the United States.
https://www.compostingcouncil.org/page/BuyCompost

Find Illinois STA Certified compost

OMRI

Organics Material Review Institute (OMRI) supports organic integrity by developing clear information and guidance about materials, so that producers know which products are appropriate for USDA certified organic operations. OMRI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides an independent review of products, such as fertilizers, pest controls, livestock health care products, and numerous other inputs that are intended for use in certified organic production and processing. When companies apply, OMRI reviews their products against the organic standards. Acceptable products appear on the OMRI Products List© or OMRI Canada Products List©. OMRI also provides technical support and training for professionals in the organic industry.
https://www.omri.org/