Event Lending Library

Planning a community, family, or corporate event? These resources can help with your event to minimize waste and promote sustainability.
Event hosts are welcome to borrow garbage/recycle/food waste bins and dishware free-of-charge from Waste Connections’ Event Lending Library.

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Event Planning Guide
This step-by-step guide explains how to minimize event waste, determine how many garbage/recycle bins you’ll need, calculate how much garbage you’ll have, and find options for waste disposal after your event.

Make Your Reservation!

Lending Library Items
Fill out and submit this online reservation form to reserve your Lending Library equipment.  Available to all Clark County residents!
Questions about the Lending Library or minimizing waste at your event? Call 360-449-8386 to speak with a waste reduction specialist.

Equipment List

Equipment List
This equipment list shows all the receptacles, signs, dishes, and other resources we lend for community, family, and corporate events.  Event hosts may borrow this equipment for free for any event held in Clark County.

Need Dumpster Service?

Call customer service to place an order for dumpsters:
360-892-5370 (Mon – Fri 8am to 5pm)

Seeking A Donation?

Charitable organizations in Clark County may be eligible for monetary grants or gifts of raffle items or in-kind dumpster service.  Interested organizations may apply by submitting a Charitable Giving Application Donation-Request-Form  and send your inquiry to clarkcountycharitablegiving@wcnx.org.
Organizations requesting free dumpster service are still responsible setting up and maintaining a garbage/recycle system during their event, sorting their waste, and for litter cleanup after their event. Be sure to also reserve garbage/recycle receptacles from the Event Lending Library, free for all events in Clark County.

Other Local Resources:

Composter Recycler (CR) program

Composter/Recyclers are community members who are experts in reducing garbage and creating recycling/composting systems. You can invite a CR volunteer to join your event planning team. CRs can help you design a more sustainable event and help train your garbage/recycle volunteers.
Call 564-397-7333 or email  Info@ClarkCountyComposts.org.

Volunteers for your Event

Need additional volunteers to help with set up, running waste stations, clean up, or any other event tasks?  Try these sites for recruiting volunteers.  Many event hosts offer volunteers perks like free admission, free meals/drinks, coupons, t-shirts etc.

WA State Event Recycling Law

Did you know… recycling is required at official gatherings and sports facilities?  Find out more about the State law, requirements, and get helpful tips for creating a successful recycling system at your event.
RCW 70.93.092

Hire an Event Crew

Expecting thousands of guests? Short on volunteers? Hosts of large community festivals may want to hire a team to set up garbage/recycle receptacles, empty receptacles during the event, and clean up after the event. Some organizations to consider hiring include:

Purchase ClearStream Bins

If you host several events per year, you may like to purchase your own set of recycling receptacles from ClearStream.  Find out more at ClearStreamrecycling.com.