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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Community Compost Collection Series Event on Saturday, June 26

Compost

University of Illinois Extension in Cook County and Village of Park Forest have teamed up to keep compostables out of the landfill. Drop off your yard/garden/kitchen waste to be composted and pick up a bucket of compost for your garden. Please BYOB (Bring Your Own Bucket). Also, sign up for a chance to win a compost bin! Social distancing and face coverings required to participate in this FREE event. 

When

Saturday, June 26, 2021
7am – 12pm CDT 

Where

Parking lot at Forest Blvd and Liberty Dr.
Park Forest, IL 60466

Accepted Materials: 

  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Landscape waste
  • Kitchen scraps such as eggshells, vegetable skins, and stems

Not Accepted Materials:

  • Branches over 2” diameter
  • Products containing oil
  • Dressings
  • Dairy
  • Produce stickers
  • Meat
  • Bones

Help us reach our goal of collecting 5 tons of compostable material!

For event details: go.illinois.edu/CompostJune26

 

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