Approved requests will require a signed Container Loan Agreement and a $10 deposit for each container loaned (i.e. 25 containers = $250 deposit). The deposit check will be returned pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Loan Agreement.
In order to measure the impact of this program, Event Organizers are required to share the amount of materials recycled, composted, and/ or landfilled with SWACO by submitting a Final Report.
Event Waste Reduction Resources
Download SWACO's Event Waste Reduction Best Practices Guide (PDF) for tips and tricks to host a more sustainable event.
Download the City of Columbus Green Event Guide (PDF)
Download the OEPA's Zero Waste Special Event Planning Guide (PDF)
Watch short recorded SWACO webinars to learn what's recyclable at events and why, strategies for waste reduction, and more.
Request recycling training for your event volunteers and staff by emailing [email protected].
Download sorting signage to help your guests know what to put where! The signs hyperlinked below are 11x17.