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Remove your event waste with a business or by yourself

To remove event waste yourself or hire a waste management business, tell us your plans to manage waste and produce a more sustainable event using the green event application form.

 If you hold an event in Vancouver, you are responsible for leaving the area clean and litter-free, otherwise you will be charged for City services to clean the area. Do not use existing bins on City and park property.

Start the application form

Estimate how many bins you'll need

We recommend that your event has:

  • One recycling station (garbage, recycling, and compost bin) per 500 people, at the busiest hour
  • One recycling station per food preparation station

Contact your service provider to assess the needs of your particular event.

Changed your mind? Apply for City waste service

Green Events Planning Guide

Find out how you make your event more sustainable – before, during, and after.

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