Network with local jurisdictions and learn about their programs.


The quick reference brochure Waste Reduction Tips for Large Venues and Events provides tips on how to implement a successful venue or event waste reduction program. (In your printer preferences be sure to set the paper size to tabloid 11″x 17″ and check the box so that the brochure prints to fit the page.) Limited hard copies are available by e-mailing the contact at the bottom of this page.

Professional Associations

  • California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA).
  • Green Sports Alliance. The Green Sports Alliance is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help sports teams, venues, and leagues enhance their environmental performance. Alliance members represent over 220 sports teams and venues from 16 different sports leagues.
  • California Fairs Alliance. The California Fairs Alliance is a subsidiary of Western Fairs Association, providing advocacy and resource development for the network of California fairs.

State/Federal Government

  • California Department of Toxic Substances Control. Information and assistance with reducing and handling toxic and hazardous materials.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA)
    • Recycle on the Go. Information on starting a recycling program in a public place such as stadiums, parks, events. etc.
    • Waste Wi$e. Case studies and publications on a wide range of solid waste topics. The Waste Wi$e program is a voluntary partnership between the U.S. EPA and businesses, designed to reduce municipal solid waste and save businesses money.

More Resources By Venue or Event Type

For more information contact: Office of Public Affairs,