On the Go: Set Up Recycling

Everyone is talking about ROGO!  From soccer moms to city recycling coordinators to business owners, more and more people are working together to create opportunities to recycle on the go. If this sounds familiar, this page is for you.  Here you’ll find everything you need know about how to implement a successful recycling program away from home.



Where can I purchase bins?

How can I get cheap or free bins?

Who can take the recycling?

Need some help?  Contact your Local Government Recycling Office

Hosting an event and want to feature recycling? Borrow our booth! Includes tent, table, chairs, and Clearstream recycling containers. You can even check out our mascots or booth games and activities.

Don’t forget the vendors!  Check out this sample MOU with an event vendor.

Need another reason to start recycling?  It’s actually against the law to throw away a plastic bottle.

Any ideas for other ways to recycle on-the-go? Tell us on our Facebook page!


Other Resources:

You can reference the following links and presentations for even more information about recycling on the go. 

On-The-Go Recycling Tips PDF

Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Guide

Bar and Restaurant Recycling

DEQ's Event and Venue Recycling Page

School Recycling

City of Raleigh Special Event Recycling Program

Orange County's Special Event Recycling Program

Minimize Waste Tips from Orange County

Inside Guide to Event Recycling

Blue Green Meetings

UC Davis: Zero Waste Guide

Festival for the Eno

Venue Recycling in the USA

EPA Recycling On-The-Go