WasteNot Project

Zero Waste Event Loan Program

Event Recycle Bins

temporary recycling bins

Did you know you can borrow WasteNot recycling bins for your next event? Up to 50 bins are available to make recycling easy and reduce waste at your next community gathering.

In 2013, WasteNot teamed up with Western Building Center of Kalispell and Coon Hollow Canvas of Kila to create 50 recycling bins available for community events. The bins can be used to collect metal, plastic, paper, glass, and cardboard.

To reserve the bins, contact the WasteNot Project at least three days in advance of the day they are to be picked up. There is no cost associated with renting the bins, but donations are encouraged to support this community service. The bins are taken apart for transportation and have to be assembled on site. You are responsible for properly disposing of the recyclables after the event.

Event Bin Loan Resources:

Flathead County Fairgrounds Bins

blue recycling bin

In 2015, the WasteNot Project received a bin grant for 50 new recycling bins at the Flathead County Fairgrounds. The bins debuted at the 2015 Northwest Montana Fair in partnership with Valley Recycling and the Flathead County Fairgrounds.

The bins are available all year for any event taking place at the fairgrounds. Contact the fairgrounds at 758-5810 if you’d like to use these bins at your next fairgrounds event.

Download the Fairgrounds Recycling Bin Loan Program guide for your next Fairgrounds event.

Silverware & Placesettings

disposable dinnerware (fork, knife, spoon, wine glass and plate)

Citizens for a Better Flathead has quality flatware and stemware place settings available for up to 100 people. Sets are available free of charge, but donations are always appreciated to support the maintenance of the loaner program.

To reserve silverware, plates, and/or wine glasses, please contact the WasteNot Project at least three days in advance of the day they are to be picked up. You are responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the place settings before returning to Citizens.

Please note — plates and wine glasses are branded with “Fun and Winefest.”