Zero Waste Event Planning

Hosting family for a celebratory dinner? Planning a get-together with long-lost friends? Entertaining is one of the great joys of life, bringing people together for food, laughter and conversation.

But how does one incorporate a waste-free lifestyle into these events? Check out these Zero Waste Event Planning guides for tips!

Make sure to keep checking back, we have new events and seasonal tips coming soon!

Birthday Parties

green birthday

Food, themes, goodie bags... there are countless

ways to lighten the environmental impact of your child’s

birthday festivities. These tips from the RCBC Recycling

Hotline will help you host a waste-free party!

 

Weddings

green weddingLooking to lighten the environmental impact of your

big day? These tips from the RCBC Recycling Hotline

will help you host a waste-free wedding!

 

Recycling for Large Events

recycle post itSpecial events such as festivals, concerts, and conferences, can

generate phenomenal amounts of waste - as an event organizer, you

hold the key to a successful waste reduction program. This document

provides basic ideas, guiding principles and other resources.

 

 

Backyard Barbeques

bbqFrom the grill to the plates to the meat, these tips from

the RCBC Recycling Hotline will help lighten the

environmental impact of your backyard barbeque!

 

Other Event Resources

US Environmental Protection Agency - It’s Easy Being Green! A Guide To Planning And Conducting Environmentally Aware Meetings And Events. (pdf)

StopWaste.org - Special Events Best Practices Guide. (pdf)

Sustainable Communities Online - How to Plan a Sustainable Event. (pdf)