Event waste and recycling guide

The post event clean up

You will need to clean up any litter generated as a result of the event and dispose of that waste appropriately as well. So this must be planned into the general waste arrangements for your event.

If you are a community group, you may be able to loan litter picking equipment for your event from a litter picking hub. Use the link below to find one near you.


Litter blown outside the event area can have an impact on wildlife and find its way into watercourses. Balloon releases and sky lanterns are also discouraged and even banned in some cases in Carmarthenshire as they are harmful to wildlife and lanterns are a fire risk.

Remember, to be recycled items need to be reasonably clean. Bottles should be empty, and no food waste mixed with any packaging.