Zero Waste Events

Environmental sustainability is increasingly important to venue operators, the audience and sponsors, and should be incorporated into your planning.

You must develop a waste management plan if your event includes high waste content such as leaflet material, food stalls, giveaways, large scale catering or if your event is in an environmentally/culturally sensitive area.

Zero Waste Events Guide

This guide is designed to help event organisers provide a successful event waste management plan.  Download the guide from the links on the right.

Zero Waste Directory of Contacts

This document contains a list of all local resources, services providers, contacts and waste related contractors for event managers.  Download the directory from the links on the right.


The following forms must be completed and submitted along with your resource consent application: