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. 

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Find out more about the benefits of being a WasteMINZ member

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Career opportunity: Head of Health Safety Quality and Environment (Auckland)

Head of Health Safety Quality and Environment Amenities and Infrastructure Maintenance Services (AIM Services) staff are proud to care for natural and built environments for the enjoyment of... Read More

Career opportunity: Waste Operations Supervisor (Palmerston North)

Waste Operations Supervisor - Palmerston North City Council Are you ready for a role that allows you to pursue your passion for the environment while making an impact on the City? Palmerston... Read More

Local Government Waste Management Manifesto released

The changes and action needed to enable effective waste management Local Government is calling on Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage to make key changes, which will allow central and... Read More

Winners of WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence

Auckland Council and Conscious Consumers win WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence Conscious Consumers and Auckland Council were presented the top awards at 2017 WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence in... Read More

Upcoming Events

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Webinar: China's National Sword - Implications for Aotearoa

China's crackdown on the import of recycling materials has caused a huge market upheaval across the globe. While Aotearoa isn't feeling it as acutely as some jurisdictions, there are most... Read More


Webinar: Solid Waste Bylaw Template Project

Presented by Eunomia Research & Consulting's Lisa Eve and Duncan Wilson. During 2017, Eunomia Research & Consulting worked with the councils of the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, and... Read More


30 Years of WasteMINZ: C40 Cities – Transitioning from waste management to a circular economy

This is the first of our 30 Years of WasteMINZ events. Through these events, we are... Read More


Webinar: PFOS and PFOA

The chemicals PFOS and PFOA were widely used to make carpets, clothing, fabrics for furniture, paper packaging for food and other materials that are resistant to water, grease or stains. They were... Read More