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Contacts and Resources

Contact Us

Office of Sustainability
(253) 591-5571

Environmental Services (Solid Waste)
(253) 593-7707

Special Events Office
(253) 573-2523


Special Event and Film Permits - Get assistance with all aspects of the permitting process.

Green Event Guide - Everything you need to know about the Green Event certification process.

Environmental Services Sponsorship Program - Apply for sponsorship for events that protect, enhance, or restore Tacoma's environment.

Transportation Choices - Learn about all the sustainable transportation options available to you and your event-goers.

Recycling Food Waste (Vendors) and Recycling Food Waste (Public) - Learn what types of food waste can be recycled at your event.

ClearStream Recycling - Learn what items go in ClearStream recycling containers at your event.

Charity Food Donation Guidelines - Learn the food safety guidelines about donating food.

Host a green event at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.

Donate Excess Food

Unopened Packaged Food
Emergency Food Network
Drop off at 3318 92nd Street S
Lakewood, WA
(253) 584-1040

Prepared Food
Tacoma Rescue Mission
425 South Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA
5AM until 6 PM
(253) 383-4493 ext. 1113
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Green Events Kit

The following materials are available for you to use at your Green Event:
  • Waste and recycling bins as determined by your Waste Management Plan
  • Two Recycle banners
  • Two water fountains
  • Volunteer aprons
  • Two Green Event feather banners
  • Bike Corral - contact Tacoma Mobility for details