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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

External Links & Resources - Composting

This table contains a comprehensive list of external links and resources regarding the topic of composting. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement of any given website, nor is the County intentionally excluding any entity or organization. Email us at to provide feedback or if there is another resource we can include. 

Commercial Food Scrap Composting  
EPA - Composting & ResourceCompostingInformation on the science behind composting, compostable materials and information for compost facilities.
This site is comprehensive and offers many resources & tools.
EPA - Food Recovery Challenge on the Food Recovery Hierarchy Pyramid and how to reduce food waste, as well as save money, help communities and protect the environment.
U.S. Composting Council (USCC), non-profit trade and professional organization promoting the recycling of organic materials through composting.
U.S. Composting Council - Benefits of Compost Fact Sheet is compost and how is it made? This fact sheet summarizes the physical, chemical and biological benefits of using compost.
Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) ASTM 6400 Certified Compostable Products at this link
Cultivate Safety guidelines for youth working in gardens
Sod God how to compost