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
Please note, large loan gear is for experienced event organizers. E.g. must have bin station monitors.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or to Book Loan gear fill out the form below.
Part 1 – Event & Contact Details