Zero Waste Lending Library

Linen Library

We have cloth tablecloths, napkins, mason jars, and stemware to be used for zero waste events. Non-profits are able to use the supplies for free. Other entities are asked to donate $50. Please complete the NEC ZeroWaste Lending Form and call us at at 822-6918 or email nec@yournec.org to make a reservation. Check out the NEC Lending Library Google Calendar for availability.

             

Cleanup Supplies

If you are planning a cleanup event and would like to use our supplies please complete the NEC Cleanup Supplies Lending Form and call us at at 822-6918 or email nec@yournec.org to make a reservation. Check out the NEC Lending Library Google Calendar for availability.

You may borrow these items at no charge:

  • Pickers
  • 5-gallon buckets
  • Durable, reusable gloves
  • Repurposed large bags, to be used in place of trash bags
  • Sharps containers
  • Magnet sticks for nails
  • Bright Safety-vests
  • Chalkboard sign

 

Zero Waste Event Guide

Want to learn more about hosting zero waste events? Check out our detailed Zero Waste Event Guide!

Table of Contents:

  • What are Zero Waste Practices?
  • Why Are Zero Waste Practices so Important?
  • Why Host a Zero Waste Event?
  • Choosing Sustainable Alternatives
  • Reduce First
  • Local Event Material Rentals
  • Arcata’s Reuse Resources:
  • Venue Rentals
  • Waste Diversion