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Information for Zero Waste Events in Washtenaw County, MI

Zero Waste Washtenaw Logo with webThe Washtenaw County Solid Waste Division now offers composting & recycling resources for community special events. The purpose of Zero Waste Washtenaw is to encourage and assist all community event participants (organizers & attendees) to produce a low-impact event by working toward the goal of zero waste. Also to increase Washtenaw County's overall waste reduction & diversion rate. 


Check out how close we are to 100% zero waste at participating Washtenaw County community events!


Interested in zero waste for your next  2017 event? 
We work with private & public events.

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The Zero Waste Washtenaw program is working toward Action Item #17 of the Washtenaw Food Policy Council's Policy Agenda to achieve zero waste compliance at municipally sanctioned events in Washtenaw County!

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION                    


Ann Arbor Earth Day Festival
- Ann Arbor Mayor's Green Fair
- Arbor Brewing Company Oktoberfest 
- Dexter Daze (2015)
- Food Gatherer's Grillin' 
- Huron River Day
- Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice
- Leslie Science & Nature Center's MayFly Fundraiser
- Local Food Summit/Homegrown Festival
- Saline Oktoberfest 
- Saline SummerFest
- Superior Day (Superior Twp.)
-Taste of Ann Arbor
- Washtenaw Community College Welcome Day 
- Washtenaw County Environmental Excellence Ceremony
- Michigan Summer Beer Festival - Ypsilanti




In partnership with Recycle Ann Arbor and Amcor Rigid Plastics, Washtenaw County has received funding through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Pollution Prevention grant program to offer Zero Waste Washtenaw, a community program that provides opportunities & resources for zero waste events in Washtenaw County. Please contact us if interested to partner with Washtenaw County to achieve Zero Waste at your next community or private event!  

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