WasteMINZ Blog

Career Opportunity: Waste Minimisation Officer (Christchurch)

At the Christchurch City Council, our love for our city inspires us as we constantly strive to make it an even a better place to live, work, and play. A role at the Council isn't just a job, it's... Read More

Career Opportunity: Water Quantity Scientist (Nelson)

Passionate about the environment?Hydrologist?Seeking a new challenge?Our dedicated Environmental Programmes team is focused on delivering programmes to protect and enhance Nelson’s environment.... Read More

Career Opportunity: Landfill Engineer (Dunedin)

Dunedin is an amazing place to live and work, and if you were to ask anyone living here, they’ll tell you that there’s something indescribably special about the city. It’s small enough to... Read More

WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence winners

Leaders in the New Zealand waste, recovery resource and contaminated land management sector recognised for their innovative initiatives.Auckland Council, and Foodstuffs in partnership with... Read More

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

WasteMINZ conference: Share your small wins with us

Whilst some organisations have the capacity to undertake significant projects such as establishing new resource recovery centres or introducing new collection systems, there are many WasteMINZ... Read More

Consultation on updating of New Zealand Recycling Symbols (RONZ)

To make it easier for the public to recycle effectively, in October 2015 councils around New Zealand, the Packaging Forum (who initiate public place recycling schemes); and key industry partners... Read More