Introducing WasteMINZ

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

WasteMINZ 30th Annual Conference

Airforce Museum of New Zealand, Christchurch. 5th to 8th November 2017.


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. 

Become a member

Find out more about the benefits of being a WasteMINZ member

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Career opportunity: Team Leader: Waste Behaviour Change Programmes (Maternity Cover)

Tauranga based 12 month fixed term contract Tauranga City Council has a vision of minimising the amount of waste to landfill from the city. The Sustainability and Waste team are currently... Read More

Career opportunity: Waste Minimisation Manager (Foodstuffs)

SUPPORT CENTRE, LOWER HUTT, WELLINGTON FOODSTUFFS NEW ZEALAND – ADVOCACY & SUSTAINABILITY PERMANENT FULL TIME At Foodstuffs, they believe in doing what they can to bring about a... Read More

2018 WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence finalists announced

2018 marks the fourth year of the WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence, with the winners to be announced at the WasteMINZ conference gala dinner on 7 November 2018 in Christchurch. The awards serve to... Read More

WasteMINZ 2018 AGM

The WasteMINZ Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 6 November at 5 pm. Below are the AGM documents. Agenda Minutes of the 2017 AGM WasteMINZ 2017/2018 annual report Read More

Upcoming Events

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Webinar: Plastic Free July

From a humble office initiative in Western Australia to a widespread environmental movement the Plastic Free July challenge has seen over three million people from 177 countries sign up to... Read More


Webinar: Evolution of New Zealand contaminated land regulatory regimes and management strategies

Presented by:  Marcus Herrmann (Principal, Contaminated Land), RILEY Consultants This webinar will cover: Presentation – 40 minutes: Development, introduction and review of the... Read More


Contaminated Land Networking (Christchurch)

Join us for the first Contaminated Land Management member networking of 2019. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with your fellow members and to talk with the WasteMINZ team. We’ll provide... Read More