Start or Stop Curbside Food Scrap Collection

Following a franchise agreement with Collective Resource Compost Inc., a compost and food scrap pickup service based in EvanstonSkokie residents and business owners can now subscribe to door-to-door pickup of food scraps. 

Subscribers to the service will receive a five-gallon bucket or 32-gallon toter cart for separated food scraps and then weekly or biweekly pick up. The food scraps will then be transported to a commercial compost site. After pick-up, Collective Resource will leave a clean bucket to continue collection for the next pickup. 


Residents and businesses sign-up for the program directly through Collective Resource Compost Inc.

For more information on service or fees, or to sign up for the program, please click here. 

Questions can also be directed to elizabeth.zimmerman@skokie.org or call Skokie Public Works at 847/933-8427.
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