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Posted on: June 18, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Community Compost Collection Series


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


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


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

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