Sustainable Event Resources
The City of Eugene provides a framework and tools to deliver events sustainably and promote a sustainable business ecosystem. The goal is to leverage the local interest in sustainable practices to adopt a ’sustainable event standard’ to accomplish community goals and engage event attendees in sustainable behaviors. Additionally, the City of Eugene continues to develop event sustainability tools and provide event resources which are available to everyone.
The following resources below are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement by the City of Eugene of any specific hauler, method, or service provider.
Hauling Waste at Events
- Waste haulers within the City limits
- Love Food Not Waste: Commercial food waste collection program that may be accessed through your waste hauler
- Self-hauling food waste for smaller events: Contact Rexius for pricing and logistics (541-342-1835)
- Elysium Events Sustainable Solutions
- Waste Free Oregon
- Sustainability Certification through BRING’s rethink Business program (541-746-3023)
Preparation checklists and how-to guides
- Sustainable Event Checklist for Event Organizers(downloadable PDF)
- Sample Zero Waste Event Vendor Guidelines (downloadable PDF)
- Lane County Waste Management: Zero Waste event planning resources
- Eco-Cycle’s Do-it-yourself Volunteer training video
- YouTube Video Eco-Cycle’s Do-it-yourself Zero Waste Event training (medium-sized events)
Equipment rentals and supplies purchasing
- City of Eugene Water Station Project: Contact Action RentAll for reservations
- Lane County Waste Management: Dishware rentals and recycling bin rentals
- Eugene businesses and caterers that participate in Love Food Not Waste
- BRING RE:think Business Program Opens a New Window.
- City of Eugene Sample Planning/Communications Campaign: "We Can!" (downloadable PDF)
- Council for Responsible Sport Opens a New Window.
- Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission Opens a New Window.
- Eugene, Cascades & Coast Green Sports Guide Opens a New Window.
- EWEB GreenPower for Events Opens a New Window.
- Pedal Power Music Opens a New Window.