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Waste Wise Events are designed to care for the environment by reducing the amount of waste they generate and by recovering resources from waste that has been generated.

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Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Waste Wise Events are designed to care for the environment by reducing the amount of waste they generate and by recovering resources from waste that has been generated.


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • The enjoyment of an event is greatly enhanced when it is held in a clean attractive environment. Hosting or coordinating a Waste Wise Event helps maintain the environment.


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Waste Wise Event


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Step 1 - Commitment

  • Agree to become a “Waste Wise Event.

  • Involve all stakeholders,vendors,caterers, contractors and cleaners


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Step 2 - Packaging

  • Require suppliers and caterers to minimise packaging

    • and use materials that are:

      • Recyclable

      • Compostable

      • Biodegradable


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

Enviro Packaging


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Step 3. - Equipment

  • use the right equipment for the waste types and volumes that are to be collected

  • ensure equipment used is consistent


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Step 4 – Management Systems

  • match the waste management system to the equipment and packaging

    • installation

    • location/position

    • clearing

    • responsibility


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Step 5 - Signage

  • Without the right signage, people will not know what and where to recycle.

  • It is important that:

    • standard signage and colours only are used

    • signage is consistent

    • signage is visible


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

Standard recycling signage and colours used at events


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Step 6 - Communication & Promotion

  • Pre-event – suppliers, caterers, vendors, waste contractor, public, sponsors

  • On The Day – ensure everyone knows how to use the system

  • Post Event – acknowledge achievements and inform media of successes (after step 7)


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Step 7 - Evaluation

  • Evaluations allow:

    • benchmarking

    • cost / benefit analysis

    • Identification of any required changes in equipment or approach


Holistic management of waste at events or venues can be achieved by following the 7 steps to a

  • Question Time

  • Thank you –

  • Chris Jeffreys, Project Officer


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