Climate Change

Chicago Region Field Guide to Taking Action on Climate Change: Learn about what you can do to mitigate the effects of climate change.


Composting 101: Learn the basics of composting to kickstart a new sustainable practice.

Compost Ordinance Overview and FAQ Sheet: Learn about Chicago's composting ordinances for community gardens.

Compost Haulers and Processors: Don't want to compost yourself, but want to reduce your food waste? Learn about services that will pick up and process your food scraps.

Illinois Municipal Compost Programs: Learn about which Illinois municipalities provide residential composting services.


Adding kitchen scraps to compost bin
Wind turbines in agricultural field