Join Us as a Member!

Lexington Zero Waste Collaborative, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Our Federal Tax ID# is: 85-2459810
The full amount of all donations, including annual membership, is tax-deductible.

Why Become a Member?

Your LexZeroWaste Membership makes the following possible in our community and beyond:

  • New programs to promote and use zero waste best practices, while also promoting environmental justice.
  • Broad outreach and collaboration with individuals and organizations who share our passion and mission for sustainable solutions. 
  • Advocacy for policy changes at all levels of government.
  • Just and equitable access for all to zero waste solutions.

    What does Membership include?

    All members receive:

    • An invitation to, and a vote at, our Annual Members’ Meeting where important decisions are made about our future, including the election of Officers and Board members.
    • Our e-newsletter to connect you with the latest zero waste news, events and resources.
    • Early members-only notification of new programs and partnerships.
    • Opportunities to participate in select pilot programs before they’re available community-wide.
    • Discounts on future fee-based LexZeroWaste programs.

    All members are encouraged to:

    • Volunteer for one of our working groups to collaborate on zero waste solutions and develop new zero-waste programs.
    • Consider serving as a member of our Board of Directors.

    Membership Levels

    Members are the heart of our organization and directly help pave the path towards a better future. We hope you will consider joining as a member at one of the levels below:

    Zero Waste Hero: $25+
    Zero Waste Advocate: $100+
    Zero Waste Collaborator: $250+
    Zero Waste Visionary: $1000+

    Sustaining Members

    Sustaining Members are those who commit to automatic, monthly contributions in order to provide a reliable income to LexZeroWaste and sustain our ongoing programs. Membership renews automatically annually and is set at the level that matches their monthly contribution x 12. We hope all those who are able will consider becoming Sustaining Members. 

    Not sure if your membership is current?

    LexZeroWaste membership is current for one year after the date of your initial donation. If you have donated to LexZeroWaste in the past, your membership may have lapsed.

    • You can check your membership status by using this tool.
    • It may take up to 15 minutes for the tool to send you an email with the information
    • If you ever have questions about your membership or the status of any donation, please contact our Treasurer, Janet Kern: janet “at” lexzerowaste dot org.

    Ready to Join/Renew?

    Please fill out your contact information below. You’ll then be taken to the Membership Payment page, where you can choose to pay by check or make a secure online payment assisted by GiveLively.