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Where should your waste go?

May 8, 2019 | News, Reel Green

We want to make waste management easy and straightforward. Maybe you have wondered: How many bins should you use? What bags go in which bins?

This resource list and infographic developed by Green Spark Group and Keep it Green Recycling simplifies this task so you don’t have to spend time figuring it out.

Feel free to download and share this guide! Click Here to Download the infographic.

Did you know that roughly 80% of what you throw away can be either recycled or composted?  

A proper waste bin system will help the crew avoid putting items in the landfill that could be composted or recycled.  Using proper bags in the appropriate bins ensures that they will be accepted at the processing facilities and that your sorting efforts will be worthwhile and not just end up in the trash.  Follow this simple guide for waste management.



Bins – rent them from:

Bags – source them from:

Compost Bag to Nature bags:

Snot tape – tape signs on bins:

Signs for your bins – Download here:

Training – make sure crew know what goes where:

Where to put what:

  • Flyer/infographic below.

  • Note that bin numbers in the graphic are a guideline only and that the number of bins varies based on the size of the production.

Hauler – keep materials separated so they go to the correct facility: