Book Loan Gear

  • Auckland Council loans Zero Waste Event gear to assist community groups and schools in minimizing event waste sent to landfill (Auckland regional events only). All loan gear is offered free of charge.

    A large variety of loan gear is available. The gear is suitable for all event types – from small events of less than 100 people through to large events of 5000 people plus.

    Small event loan gear includes, but is not limited to:

    • Colour-coded plastic pyramid tops (red for landfill, yellow for mixed recyclables & green for compostables)
    • Recycling tear-drop banner flags for attracting attention.

    The large loan gear includes, but is not limited to:

    • Bin station surrounds with signage
    • Tear-drop banner flags
    • Waste grabbers
    • Litter bin covers

    As an event organizer, you are required to supply your own wheelie bins (240L) to sit underneath the plastic pyramid tops. You are also required to have a thorough waste disposal plan for ALL waste collected.

    A list of waste and recycling collection service providers can be found here

    All gear loaned is subject to availability. Bookings should be made at least 10 working days prior to your event. For more information, please contact wastewise@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz or to Book Loan gear fill out the form below.

     

    Part 1 – Event & Contact Details

  • The official name of the event that will be referred to on any applications
  • Main point of contact responsible for delivery of event
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  • Part 2 - Loan Gear Booking

    Small Loan Gear

    Red, Yellow & Green pyramid bin covers

    Tear drop banner flags

    Fabric Bin Cover Single

    Fabric Bin Cover Double

    Please select the quantities small gear you would like to book

  • Large Loan Gear

    Auckland Council has large gear available for loan, this includes Bin station surrounds, Caps, Aprons, Gloves, Tear drop banner flags, waste grabbers and more. It is for the more experienced Zero Wasters. To book the large gear requires contact with a WasteWise Advisor – If you select YES a waste wise advisor will be in contact shortly

  • Loan Gear Agreement

    We expect that you, the borrower of the gear, will:

    1. Read the Zero Waste Event Guidelines to gain a good understanding of the principles of running a Zero Waste Event.
    2. Make all effort possible to follow Zero Waste events ‘best practice’ including:
      • Separating landfill, recycling & compostable materials during the event
      • Having waste stations monitored by volunteers during the event
      • Disposing of all waste, recycling & compostable materials in the correct manner post-event i.e. not sending compostable or recyclable materials to landfill.
    3. Wash & dry the bin covers before returning.
    4. Return all gear in full & in the condition it was loaned out in. If gear is lost or returned damaged you may be charged.
    5. Please ensure the gear is in the agreed place for the courier to pick up post-event. If the courier has to make multiple trips you may be charged.
    6. Send us any pictures you have of the loan gear in action during the event.
    7. Send us statistics of waste diverted at your event if this is available.

    To be eligible to use Councils Zero Waste Event logos and brand you must have demonstrated the ability to deliver a Zero Waste Event previously.