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Zero Waste Event Request

KU Recycling provides composting upon request at campus events at no additional charge.

If you would like to collect organic waste for proper disposal at your next event, please complete the form below.

A member of our team will follow up to confirm your request and to provide talking points to help guests at your event use the compost bins properly. 

This form is for compost only. Recycling and additional trash bins can be requested at maximo.ku.edu.

If food or beverage is donated, or if there are other items not included in the catering order, please list as specifically as possible in box below.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png txt rtf html pdf doc docx.
Include all food, beverage, and service-ware provided. example: bagels and spread, paper plates, plastic knives, juice in plastic cups.
*Additional trash and recycling bins are handled through Special Services and those requests can be placed through Maximo at facilities.ku.edu. Standard fees apply to additional trash service. Event recycling is now automatically included in additional trash bin requests. There is no additional charge for having composting at your event.

Coronavirus Update

KU Recycling has resumed services but will continue to limit special collections that are not mission critical. For updated information on KU's response to COVID-19, visit protect.ku.edu.

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