Join our team

Join our team

It takes a great team of people to do the work of Collective Resource. As we expand to serve more communities throughout the Chicago area, our staffing needs grow as well. We’re always looking for the right people whose values match ours. From drivers to facility operations to managers, Collective Resource depends on a team of […]

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Compost pickup service area map

DOWNLOAD COMPOST PICKUP SERVICE AREA MAP We’re adding more towns and neighborhoods to our pickup area. Let us know if you’re interested in seeing us crop up where you live. Composting Chicago Neighborhoods Albany Park Avondale Belmont Craigin Bucktown East Garfield Park Edison Park Edgebrook Edgewater Hermosa Humboldt Park Irving Park Jefferson Park Lakeview Lincoln […]

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Disposable Compostable Resources

We highly encourage our zero waste event customers to use reusable plates, cups, and utensils whenever possible. However, if you choose to purchase disposable products when using our services, we ask that you select compostable products. Following is a guide to help you find the compostable disposables that are right for your event. Note that the paper […]

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Commercial Composting

Once your food scraps and other compostables are collected, the full buckets or totes go for a short ride to a Chicagoland commercial composting site. They are mixed with grass clippings, leaves, Christmas trees, and food-soiled cardboard. Exposed to the sunlight, rain, and air, they break down naturally into a beautiful soil treatment. At the […]

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