Introducing WasteMINZ

WasteMINZ is the largest representative body of the waste, resource recovery and contaminated land sectors in New Zealand.

WasteMINZ 28th Annual Conference

TSB Arena Wellington. 17th to 20th October 2016


Upcoming Workshops & Webinars

WasteMINZ is firmly committed to increasing the capability of our industry and enhancing the sharing of knowledge.

Welcome to WasteMINZ

Formed in 1989, WasteMINZ is a membership-based organisation with over 1,000 members – from small operators through to councils and large companies.

We are the authoritative voice on waste, resource recovery and contaminated land in New Zealand and seek to achieve ongoing and positive development of our industry through strengthening relationships, facilitating collaboration, knowledge sharing and championing the implementation of best practice standards. 

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Finalists for WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence announced

2016 marks the second year of the WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence, with the winners to be announced at the WasteMINZ conference gala dinner on 19 October 2016 in Wellington.The awards serve to... Read More

Controlling Composting Odours: Strategies for Success – Part Two

This article is continued from Part One, which was published in the October 2016 edition of revolve magazine.Water, Water EverywhereAssuming the C:N ratio is dialed-in correctly, the correct... Read More

Guest Blog: Denise Roche – Action needed on plastic bags

It took a year, but parliament’s Local Government... Read More

Summary of WasteMINZ Board meeting (18 August 2016)

The WasteMINZ Board met in Wellington on Thursday 18 August for our quarterly Board meeting. Here’s a quick summary of the key things we discussed.Present: Grahame Christian, Smart... Read More

Upcoming Events

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WasteMINZ 28th Annual Conference

Too Good To Waste is the theme for the 28th annual WasteMINZ conference.The theme builds upon our recent work on food waste, most notably through our Love Food Hate Waste campaign. This work has... Read More


WasteMINZ Annual General Meeting (2016)

The Annual General Meeting of the Waste Management Institute New Zealand Inc. (WasteMINZ) is to be held at 5.00pm on Tuesday 18 October 2016 at the TSB Arena and Shed 6, Wellington, New... Read More


Christmas Member Networking

The WasteMINZ Board, and Chief Executive Paul Evans, invite you to join them for member networking following the Board meeting in Auckland on Thursday 1 December 2016.In the lead up to Christmas... Read More