We make composting for Any Event simple and easy!

It’s as easy as collecting your scraps in one of our containers, and letting us do the rest of the work.

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How It Works


Container Exchange

Epic Renewal provides clean, compostable waste collection containers based upon the anticipated total volume of waste. We typically also provide two extra containers, which are only billed for if used. We deliver and pick up the containers at the event site, or at another mutually agreed upon location, and do all the dirty work. We’ll even let you know how many pounds of organics you’ve diverted from landfills!

What Goes in the Container

In terms of what we can compost, our basic motto is if you can eat it, we can take it - that includes meats, fats, bones, and dairy. We can also process most biodegradable food packaging, serveware, and utensils. For a full list of do’s and don'ts, see below, or check out our FAQ page!

  • Compostable Serveware - We can also process most compostable food packaging, serveware, and utensils. If you or your caterer haven’t yet committed to specific serveware or packaging, we’d be more than happy to consult and provide our compost-friendly recommendations.

  • Food Recovery - If you anticipate potentially having extra edible food, we would be thrilled to work with one of our food recovery partners to recover and donate it to those in need.
Containers + Liners

We provide our 5 or 10-gallon transport containers to collect organic waste in, and exchange them for clean ones. We'll work with you from day one to plan the perfect zero waste strategy for your event. We also offer helpful signage, and are more than happy to conduct on-site staff training and waste sorting services as needed. 

Looking for larger or different containers? We're always happy to design the perfect solution to fit your event. Depending on your needs, we can also provide compostable waste bin liners to use in a waste receptacle of your choosing that best fits in the space, to then be emptied into our transport containers. Just drop us a line using the contact form below to discuss the details of your event!


Pricing

Every event is unique! We’ll work with you to provide a turnkey solution, tailored to your needs. For detailed pricing and a formal quote, please use the contact form below.


Ready to get started? Drop us a line, and we’ll get the ball rolling!



What Can I Compost?

Good to Include
Our general rule is if you can eat it, we can take it! That includes some items that cannot typically be composted in your backyard.


Food & Plants

  • All fruit and veggie scraps
  • Leaves and plant trimmings
  • Coffee grounds, filters, and tea bags
  • Egg shells and dairy products
  • Meat, fish, and eggs, including small bones
  • Nut shells and nut butters
  • Bread, pasta, rice, and grains
  • Cooked foods such as leftovers, cooked meats, and oily foods

Compostable food packaging

  • Paper towels and their paper tubes
  • Paperboard packaging and serveware clearly labelled “compostable”
  • Soiled napkins
  • Bamboo and palm serveware/cutlery
  • Wooden toothpicks, popsicle sticks, and chopsticks

Leave Out
A great tip for serveware, packaging, and cutlery is that unless it clearly says “COMPOSTABLE” on it, leave it out.


Non-Compostable Food Packaging
(Unless clearly labeled “compostable”)

  • Plastic cups, cutlery, and containers
  • Coated paper boxes, plates, and wrappers
  • Styrofoam takeout containers
  • Hot coffee cups
  • Produce labels and tags
  • Rubber bands or twist ties
  • Cartons and bottles
  • Plastic straws
  • Candy or chip wrappers and bags

Compostable food packaging

  • Paper towels and their paper tubes
  • Paperboard packaging and serveware clearly labelled “compostable”
  • Soiled napkins
  • Bamboo and palm serveware/cutlery
  • Wooden toothpicks, popsicle sticks, and chopsticks

Best Practices

  • Minimize excessive liquids when possible - we can take them, but if you have the ability to strain beforehand, it's super helpful for us!
  • Tear up any paper-based packaging before throwing it in the compost.
  • If possible, cut large items, like whole fruit, bread loaves, etc., into smaller pieces.
  • If something can be recycled, please do so! That includes shredded or whole printer paper, bank checks, clean cardboard and brown paper, clean paper bags, and more - if it’s clean, it can go in the recycling first.
  • If you’re unsure if something can be composted - don’t hesitate to drop us a line and ask!