WasteMINZ is the largest representative body of the waste, resource recovery and contaminated land sectors in New Zealand.
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WasteMINZ is firmly committed to increasing the capability of our industry and enhancing the sharing of knowledge.
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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WasteMINZ’s Product Stewardship Sector Group was established in 2018, following a survey of our members regarding regulated product stewardship. Ninety six percent of respondents were in... Read More
A new report by Royal Society Te Apārangi explores the use and disposal of plastics and the effects on the environment and human health in Aotearoa. The report Plastics in the Environment: Te Ao... Read More
Kia ora koutou. Interested in helping make Aotearoa NZ the most livable place in the world? Really excited we are recruiting NOW for several policy roles at MfE. They will focus (for now) on... Read More
18.7.19 As part of the plan to turn around New Zealand’s mounting waste problem, the Government is investing in research to reduce the impact of plastics, improve knowledge about composting,... 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