Toward Zero Waste Resources



Sustainable Connections has printed posters available for Towards Zero Waste participants. If you would like to customize and print your own posters, simply click on the images below to download a printable PDF. Contact us if you have questions!

Blank Recycling
Blank Composting
Blank Landfill
Recycling (Bottles, Containers & Lids)
Paper Towels Only


Paper Recycling
Plastic Film Recycling
Cardboard Recycling
Paper towels only
Talking Trash/Tell Me What You Want
Single-use plastics for restaurants
Single-use plastics for hotel and retail
Proudly Using Compostables
Battery Disposal Guide

Toward Zero Waste Toolkits

Food Service Toolkit

Restaurants, caterers, and food truck owners can learn from these guidelines. Contact us for your free waste audit and start reducing waste today!

Event Toolkit

Planning a big outdoor festival or a small indoor gathering? This toolkit is for you!

Contractor Toolkit

Helpful for anyone in the building industry – from small independent contractors to large construction companies trying to reduce their waste.

Public Schools Toolkit

Schools can learn tips and tricks for reducing waste and recycling. We also work with partner organizations to help educate kids in the classroom.

Toward Zero Waste Case Studies

Garden view tiny home village

Gardenview Tiny Home Village

Bellingham’s newest waste reduction champions.

Faith Lutheran Church

Serving the community Toward Zero Waste style.

Bellingham Public Schools

Donating 29,000 lbs of food and counting!

Sea Witch Botanicals

All packaging is compostable.

Semiahmoo Resort & Spa

Employee coffee stations are free of plastic pods.

Together we achieve more!

Nearly 5,000 lbs of freeze dried blackberries

Hempler’s Food Group

Donated nearly 4,000 lbs of hot dogs

Healthy Pet

Diverted 670 yards of waste in a year.

Chrysalis Inn & Spa

Over 80% of food waste is composted.

April Brews Day

Reduced landfill waste by over 85%

The Leopold

Eliminated all Styrofoam from their kitchen.

Old School Tattoo and Piercing

Properly disposes of all Biohazardous waste.

Good to Go Meat Pies

Diverts over 90% of their waste from landfills.

Mount Baker Care Center

Purchased reusable cups to deliver medications.

Chuckanut 50K Race

Provided reusable stainless steel cups.

Thank you to our program sponsors:

Lautenbach Industries
Sanitary Service Company
Mt. Baker Care Center & Summit Place Assisted Living
Gear Aid