Restaurant raffle

Who’s ready for a post-holiday game that just happens to help our composting community? Winters are historically slower times for restaurants and cafes. This winter is likely to be even harder.

Win a restaurant gift card

We’re sponsoring a raffle for you to win a gift card from any of the food-related businesses listed below. You get to choose which one. First prize: $75 gift card, Second prize: $50 gift card, Third prize: $25 gift card.

Raffle rules

The raffle runs from January 13 through February 28, 2021. Show us receipts from any of the food-related businesses that are Collective Resource Compost customers, listed below. To enter the raffle, spend at least $100 total. You could spend it all in one place or several as long as it adds up to at least $100. (E-mail your receipts to by February 28, 2021. Winners will be contacted on March 1, 2021. Thanks to the Village of Winnetka for the idea.)

List of participating businesses

See map below.

Backlot Coffee – Evanston
Backlot Coffee – Chicago
Beans & Bagels – Chicago
Blind Faith Cafe – Evanston
Campagnola – Evanston
Chicago Bagel Authority – Chicago
Eat Purely – Chicago
Farmhouse Restaurant – Evanston
Feast & Imbibe – Evanston
Food for Thought Catering – Lincolnwood
Green Grocer – Chicago
Hewn Bakery – Evanston
Honestly Organic Cakes – Evanston
Hoosier Mama Pie Company – Evanston 
House 406 – Northbrook
J&L Catering – Chicago
Katherine Anne Confections – Chicago 
Meez Meals – Evanston
Molly’s Cupcakes West Loop – Chicago
necessary & sufficient coffee – Chicago
Soul & Smoke – Evanston
Spacca Napoli Pizzeria – Chicago
Spirit Elephant – Winnetka 
The Barn Steakhouse – Evanston 
The Bread & Buddha Kitchen – Glencoe
Village Farmstand – Evanston

Happy 2021, and Bon Appétit!

Author Details
Zero Waste Consultant | Collective Resource, Inc.

Mary Beth strongly believes that, “It’s always better to be doing something rather than nothing.” If you’re thinking of composting at home, she can help you work out what your particular “something” can be.

She’s confident a solution can be tailored to fit anyone’s needs and ambitions. “Anyone who eats can be a CRI customer, whether you are an individual or a large organization. I want you to understand the advantages of composting, and I can show you how CRI can make it easy.” Mary Beth has successfully designed waste diversion strategies for individuals, schools, houses of worship and other communities. She’s received the governor’s Environmental Hero award for her work at her daughter’s school. Whether you’re starting with a backyard bin, a kitchen bucket, a worm farm, or large-scale commercial collection, Mary Beth can be your good-natured guide.