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 1,400 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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From 1 January 2021 you will need a permit from the Environmental Protection Authority before you can import or export certain types of plastic waste. The... Read More
The Disposal to Land Sector Group made a submission to Minister David Parker (copying in Minister Grant Robertson, Mayor Phil Goff and Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore) on 30 November on the... Read More
Submissions close Friday (4 December) for proposals to phase-out more single-use and hard-to-recycle plastics Ministry for the Environment is reminding New Zealanders that the four month public... Read More
The Ministry for the Environment has announced a consultation on banning some problematic plastics and some single use plastic items. There are two proposals being consulted on: banning some... Read More
The Contaminated Site Safety Certificate (CSSC) course has been designed in partnership with WasteMINZ and ALGA to enable employers to meet their duties as a PCBU for personnel who engage in works... 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