Choosing the right type of portable toilets for your charity events

Non-profit Charity event

When organising a charity event, there are a lot of factors that need to be taken into consideration. One element that you might not have given much thought to is the inclusion of portable toilets, but this deserves some careful thought, as getting the right type can be very important.

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Consider the type of charity event

In order to choose the right toilets, you first need to look at the type of charity event that you are holding. If the event is likely to have a family theme, then you might need portable toilets that include baby changing facilities, and a formal event might require more deluxe options that include separate handwashing stations, mirrors, hot water and luxury finishes.

Some events might mean that you need to organise a number of disabled toilets, or you might be required to ensure that there are plenty of urinals depending on the people that you are expecting to attend. If your venue doesn’t have enough toilets on the day, then you can use our emergency toilet hire service, where we can have your toilets delivered on the same day you contact us.

Thinking about the layout of your event can be important too. Do you want a large block of toilets all in one place, or is it better to have them spread out if you have a large site that you need to cover?

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Charity event venue

The type of venue that you pick for your charity event will have a big impact on the toilets that you choose, as you will need to ensure that there is adequate space and access for them.

You should consider whether there is a space to put them out of sight without making them too far away, or do they need to be more aesthetically pleasing if they are likely to be in view? It is also important to assess with there is secure and firm ground to put them on.

Expected attendance

It might seem logical, but the number of guests that you expect to attend your charity event will have an affect on the number of portable toilets that you need to book.

You should not only consider the overall number of guests, but to also have a rough break down of genders in attendance to make sure that all needs are catered for. It is also important to think about whether the event is due to last a few hours or a few days.

Environment considerations

It is always important to think about the environmental impact of your event, especially if it is in the name of environmental causes, so you should make sure that your portable toilets are eco-friendly.

They can help to save water by using less during the flushing process, and wastewater is not left to contaminate any waterways. Many portable toilets now have biodegradable material to make disposing of waste less damaging to the environment.

Portable toilets can be the unsung hero of many events, as they can help to avoid inconvenience and long queues, if you have ordered enough. By choosing the right type of toilets and the right number, you can ensure that your guests have a pleasant experience throughout your event, which can only help you to achieve your aims.

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Our portable toilets for charity events are essential to ensure your guests are comfortable throughout the event. You’ll also benefit from our concierge service, ensuring you can run your event without the need to worry about cleaning, sanitation and keeping toilets stocked – we do all that for you!

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