Organizing an event?

Organizing an event? Why not make it GREEN with Bridging The Gap?

Getting a lot of people together for a festival, marathon, to raise money for a cause, or just to have fun can produce a lot of waste. It can be a challenge to handle that waste responsibly at events held where no recycling and composting infrastructure is already in place.  But with the right plan, it’s possible to recycle and compost nearly all the waste produced at your event, meaning very little has to be buried in a landfill.

Bridging The Gap is here to help! We rent bins for a nominal fee that are designed for recycling Cans/Bottles, Paper, and Glass bottles, as well as the bags to line them.  No bags are required for the Glass bins we offer. At the end of your event, you can take all of the recyclables back to the Recycling Center where you picked up the bins.

We are able to provide you with tips for organizing your Green Event for free, and the Missouri Botanical Garden also has their own Green Event Guide online!

In our experience, most people who attend events are thrilled to be able to recycle the waste they produce while there, and it sends a strong message that as event sponsors you care about  your impact on the environment.

If you’d like to reserve bins and bags for your upcoming event, please click here.

If you’re planning a larger event, you can contract with Bridging The Gap to handle the waste for you. We have many years of experience helping to properly recycle waste produced at events such as Boulevardia, New Belgium’s Clips & Beer Festival, In For 10 Voting Rights Festival, and Summerfest.

For a nominal fee, we can assist with bin rental and placement; provide proper signage for all bins; collect and arrange recycling  of organics; coordinate recycling and trash collection with haulers; provide volunteers to monitor your recycling stations, and more!

Our fees depend on the size and type of your event, in the range of $500 to $2,500 for most events. Please contact John Fish at 816-944-2383 or email for more information.