Waste Wise Event Support Package

Each year, Orange County Government hosts hundreds of meetings and events that serve food. Waste Wise events can keep help 90% or more waste out of landfills. 

The Sustainability Program partnered with Solid Waste to create this package of materials based on focus group feedback to assist event planners in planning and carrying out a successful Waste Wise Event. 

Hosting a meeting with food? Please use the tools below: 
  • Checklist: A one page guide to streamline your Waste Wise event planning
  • Caterer List: Find local businesses that can cater your event using sustainable practices
  • Purchasing Guide: Certified Waste Wise serving ware
  • Sorting Tool: A one page guide to help you sort out what’s recyclable, reusable, and compostable
  • Signs: Clarify waste disposal at your event with these printable signs
  • Talking Points: Explaining your Waste Wise event practices to your meeting’s participants is a critical step. We’ve made public speaking easy with these talking points.
Compilation of four solid color waste sorting signs for Trash, Compost, Recycle, and Reuse