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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Diverting food waste from landfill is probably one of the easiest ways to reduce climate change emissions. You could truck a load of food and garden waste for composting the length of New Zealand... Read More
Senior Project Manager, Waste Operations – Wellington City Council (fixed term) Everyone produces waste. Increasingly, waste is becoming an area of concern for New Zealanders and there’s an... Read More
1 July 2019 The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest in projects to tackle waste in New Zealand, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Associate Environment Minister Eugenie... Read More
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The Colmar Brunton Better Futures report provides key insights into consumer perspectives on sustainability and the social and environmental issues that are important to Kiwis and how this has... Read More
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
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