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Food Scrap/Composting/Yard Waste

Collective Resource
Service area: East of Interstate 94/41 from Lake Forest to Hyde Park
Collects food waste and compostable products from homes, businesses, and institutions
and takes them to a commercial composting site. See other compost service providers at

DK Organics
29307 N Skokie Hwy, Lake Bluff
(847) 234-5499
Accepts most organic matter including grass, leaves, brush, branches, wood chips and
logs (maximum 6 feet in length). Material made into compost and mulches, available for
purchase. Call for pricing.

JKS Ventures, Inc. (C&D Recycling)
3800 W. Lake Street, Melrose Park
(708) 338-3408
An IEPA-approved transfer station, JKS also accepts construction debris for recycling and
reuse and purchases scrap metal. Call for information and pricing. 

Mr. K Garden & Material Center
1440 Higgins Rd, Park Ridge
(847) 692-2118
Accepts fresh grass, thatch, chips, leaves, branches and brush. Also accepts (but must be
separated) branches > 3" in diameter, concrete, rock and dirt. Does not accept old grass.
Call for pricing.

Updated 10-26-17

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3 Providence Way, DesPlaines

M-F | 6 am - 4 pm
Sat | 6 am - 12 pm

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