Zero Waste

In 2024, we are aiming for a 95% diversion rate!

How can you help? 
1. Volunteer! Sign up here to help the Sustainability Team
2. Sort your waste at the event! 
3. Bring your own reusable items to Ribfest, including a cup, cutlery and straw. 
4. Spread the word! Talk to your friends and family about how to be more sustainable at Ribest and everyday. 

What to Expect at Ribfest Weekend

4 Bin Types at Public Waste Sorting Stations:

  1. Compostable: all food waste, soiled and clean paper products, compostable food containers, soiled and waxed cardboard
  2. Refundable: anything with a deposit.
  3. Recyclable: items accepted by the City of Kamloops recycling program
  4. Further Sorting Bucket and/or Landfill

In 2023, We diverted 88% of all waste produced by the event.

What does that look like?

Wood 5733 kg diverted

Compost 7080 kg diverted

Cardboard 1175 kg diverted

Recycling 906 kg diverted

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