January 2016 Update

Thanks to Nancy Klehm for getting us the original link!

The NEW Chicago Composting Ordinance can be found here and here.

The complete text of the city ordinance can also be found here on the CCGA web site.

Compost is the black gold of the organic gardening world.  Compost improves soil quality by adding more phosphorus, carbon and nitrogen compounds.  These minerals help soil retain moisture, make nutrients more accessible to plant roots and therefore making your plants more productive.

CCCG Compost Tips


Composting DIY Projects

Compost Tumblers

compost tumblers growing station

Compost Bins

Chicago Composting Resources

Non-Chicago-Specific Resources

  • Improvenet’s all-in-one Guide to Composting at Home.

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