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Illinois Composting Policy Forum
October 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am CDT| Free
Join SCARCE and the Illinois Food Scrap Coalition to learn about the state of Food Scrap composting in Illinois and discuss ways to foster and expand programs in our state and locally. Many waste hauler contracts will be coming into review soon – be prepared to bring your community a successful waste program of sustainable materials management.
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Topics discussed will be:
- Updates on food scrap composting initiatives in Kane & DuPage Counties
- Community Pay-as-You-Throw programs
- Organics Drop-off programs
- Best Practices
- Community Education & Awareness
Who Should Attend:
- City Managers
- Waste Haulers
- Food Service Managers (Restaurants, Caterers, Grocery Stores)
- Commercial Composters
- Government Agencies
- Concerned Citizens
SCARCE is a founding member of the Illinois Food Scrap Coalition (IFSC) and has worked to improve composting in Illinois for over 25 years.
About IFSC: The Illinois Food Scrap Coalition (IFSC) is a group of solid waste agencies, counties, community and government organizations, businesses, schools, institutions, service providers, and processors dedicated to advancing food scrap composting in Illinois through program implementation, policy, and advocacy.