DZ Events

Hosting an event and want to cut the waste?

63% of plastic waste in Canada is made up of single-use packaging and only 9% gets recycled at end-of-life. 

Public support for alternatives is at an all-time high, and DreamZero reusable dishware program is leading the way in the GTA!

DreamZero has diverted over 50,000 cups from landfill and we are on track to quadruple that in 2020!!

Our events range from marathons to street festivals, event spaces and concert halls and even private parties. Wth Dream Zero, we can supply cups and dishware (custom or generic), washing services and consultation so you can eliminate plastic waste at your event or venue.

Our offerings include:

– 10 Oz Cups for wine, cocktails and beer samplings

– 16 Oz for Beer

– 9” Plates

Items are available for:

– 200-2000 items at $0.30 Ea.

– 2001-10,000 items at $0.25 Ea.

– 10,001 + on special order

Interested in having reusable cups and plates at your next event?

Book below and we’ll reach out with availability and answer any questions you may have.

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Find Us At Future Events

Dundas Street West is having a street party on June 5 & 6, 2020. Join us for two vibrant evenings and a family fun filled day of arts, music, dancing, food, drink and shopping on between Lansdowne and Ossington. From the over 50 licensed patios, to the outdoor stages, block parties, busker performances, art installations and of course great food, drink and shopping.

DreamZero will be providing cups and plates in 2020 as part of their #GreenFutureInitiative

Previous Events

Junction Night Market

We piloted a reusable mugware program with DreamZero, diverting nearly 4000 plastic cups from ending up in the landfill!”

DreamZero provided delivery, cups and pickup and wash services for the Junction Famrers Market annual Night Market. Patron paid a $2 deposit for each cup they “rented”, used it throughout the evening and returned it for their $2 deposit back.

Happy Trails Racing 

“Dream Zero has been an imperative part of our environmental initiatives that we’ve made to our events this past year! We’ve been able to rid ourselves of cup waste and also promote one of our generous sponsors through the branding on our cups! We diverted over 12,000 cups from landfill in 2019! We highly recommend Dream Zero and will definitely be partnering with them for future needs!”

Event FAQ


Sade has some questions for Genji. Genji runs a street festival where he is expecting 50,000 people in a span of 2 days. 


Sade – “So how do reusable plates and cups work at a festival, do you sell them?”

Genji – “Nope. Our festival works like this; we charge a deposit fee of $2 for a cup and $2 for a plate, then you take that cup into the beer tent, buy a drink, and reuse that cup numerous times. You can also use that plate numerous times. When you are done with either you can return at a designated area for your $2 deposit back!”

Sade – “Oh cool, so I can get a plate when I want to eat and a cup for when I want to drink?”

Genji – “Yes, and you can return either item whenever you’d like. Most people use the same one all day. The great thing about DreamZero is that they can wash throughout the day so they can replenish the stock if you begin to run short. If you want to hold onto your cup all day, they also offer a necklace that attaches to your cup so you don’t have to hold onto it.

Sade -”Whaaa? That’s flexible! What about if someone doesn’t return the cup or the plate?”

Genji – “Simple, we keep the $2 deposit and give a portion of that to DreamZero, to cover the cost of the lost item.”

Sade – “Wow, that is easy. How much do each plate and cup cost to rent?”

Genji – “There’s a delivery and pickup fee, there is a table fee if you require their staff to manage the deposit and return system and then each item is $0.30 each to rent. It ends up being very cost-effective because a disposable cup is about $0.08/ea. and if someone uses the cup 4 times then we actually make money, but also we are not even emptying the garbage cans throughout the day, and that is so much easier to manage. We don’t need nearly the same amount of volunteers and they don’t have to walk through the crowd with smelly bags of garbage.”

Sade – “That is sensational! I have a party I am throwing next week, could I rent for that?”

Genji – “They will do events between 100-10,000 items, but can be flexible on numbers if you are close to one of their wash facilities.