Waste Reduction & Education

Kāpiti Coast District Council offers a range of programmes, services, resources and grants to help our community reduce waste. Find out more here.

Waste reduction grants

Applications for 2017/18 grants are now closed. Applications for the next funding round will open in August 2018.

Love Food Hate Waste

New Zealand families throw out about $560 worth of food each year – that's three shopping trolleys full.

Zero Waste Events

Planning a school fair, Christmas market or music festival? Find out how to make your event zero waste.

Zero Waste Education – Free to Kāpiti Schools

Are you learning about waste or looking at reducing waste at your school or early childhood centre? Check out our free waste education programme, resources, and grants to help you realise your waste minimisation projects.

Get a waste check for your school, home or business

If you're keen to reduce your waste but are not sure where to start, get a waste check! During a waste check (also called waste audit), we'll take a look at what you currently send to landfill, as well as what systems you already have in place to manag...