Zero Waste Resources for Chicago

There are many zero waste programs and resources near you. Whether it is a compost drop off site or a restaurant specializing in reducing food waste,  we’ve gathered our favorites for the city of Chicago. Do you have a recommendation we’ve missed? Contact us here.


Zero Waste Programs

Get involved with your local community with these zero waste programs. Chicago has many options you can participate in.

Zero Waste Grocery Stores

Reducing package waste and encouraging bulk purchasing are two of the benefits these zero waste grocery stores offer.

Zero Waste Restaurants

Are you sure your left-overs are being composted and food waste is being reduced? We’ve rounded up our favorite zero waste restaurants here.

Zero Waste Events

In-person and online zero waste events are available near you. Check out what is coming up!

Compost Drop Off Sites

80 billion pounds of food is thrown away each year. Help combat food waste by dropping off your organic waste at one of these compost options.