WasteMINZ is the largest representative body of the waste, resource recovery and contaminated land sectors in New Zealand.
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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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10 Jun, 2019 Costs to remove asbestos from areas of Auckland Council's Civic Administration Building has been put as low as $5 million even though the material's existing is being cited for the... Read More
6 JUNE 2019 New Zealanders are increasingly concerned about the environmental impacts of waste. The Ministry for the Environment’s environmental attitudes research shows that New Zealanders... Read More
New Zealand Government released their Wellbeing Budget 2019 today. Below are some key elements for your reference and review. Tackling the waste problem The Government recognises New... Read More
Kirihou kore – kawea ake! Plastic Free - take up the challenge! Plastic Free July is a worldwide challenge with millions of participants in over 170 countries. The main kaupapa... Read More
10 May 2019 Today the Government announced another part of its plan to help turn around New Zealand’s rubbish record on waste. “New Zealanders care deeply about reducing waste. That’s... Read More
12:02 pm 8 May 2019 The government has unveiled its plan to combat climate change, under which methane will be treated differently to other greenhouse gases, in response to push back from the... Read More
WasteMINZ's Disposal to Land Sector Group Steering Committee discusses what needs to happen to improve the effectiveness of the waste disposal levy, and argues that any change needs to be combined... Read More
Join us for the second Contaminated Land Management member networking event of 2019. There will be two very diverse presentations; one from Z Energy Ltd and the other from the Ministry for the... 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