WasteMINZ is the largest representative body of the waste, resource recovery and contaminated land sectors in New Zealand.
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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Rare employment opportunity in a leading social enterprise - Wastebusters is looking for a new General Manager! Do you have 7+ years leadership experience, a passion for zero waste and epic... Read More
Two WasteMINZ sector groups, Contaminated Land Management and Product Stewardship, have already submitted their consultation documents for the proposed National Environmental Standard (NES) on the... Read More
On 21 March 2020 the New Zealand Government advised that the country is now at Alert Level 2, which is the second level of four. See the four levels here. The Prime Minister also advised that... Read More
Are you an expert editor, writer and communications specialist, with a passion for waste minimisation, resource recovery and contaminated land management? As WasteMINZ' Communications Advisor,... Read More
The Government's Influenza Pandemic Plan and Framework lists waste as an essential service (page 142). WasteMINZ is now investigating with central government the support available to our sector... Read More
The Ministry for the Environment- Manatū Mō Te Taiao is currently seeking nominations for panel members to serve on the Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF) assessment panel. Nominations can be made... Read More
On 4 March 2020, the Contaminated Land Sector Group Steering Committee sent a letter to Minister David Parker requesting that the Ministry for the Environment recognises and endorses the Certified... Read More
Whether you’re a manager, an employee or a contractor we all have one thing in common at the moment - we’re all working from home. A sudden shift to remote work can leave employees feeling... Read More
Presented by Rob Tinholt (Resource Recovery Manager, Watercare), the webinar will cover the history and process of updating the current (2003) “Guidelines for the safe application of biosolids... Read More
Colours of Rubbish and Recycling Bins Until October 2015, councils and businesses in New Zealand had used a variety of colours to indicate what items can be recycled in what bins. This created... Read More