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 1,000 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' Health and Safety Guidelines: for the Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Sector - parts one, two, three, four and five include a low entry collection vehicles module. This module has... Read More
Kapiti District Council are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has what it takes to succeed in a dynamic and challenging role. As a member of the Sustainability and Resilience team, you... Read More
The NZ Guidelines for assessing and managing asbestos in soil are currently being considered for revision. This key document informs practice and regulatory expectations for the management of... Read More
On Radio New Zealand's 9 - noon show, Kathryn Ryan and WasteMINZ chief executive Janine Brinsdon, Todd McLeay, CEO of Smart Environmental, New Zealand's largest privately owned waste company... Read More
Porirua City is looking for a committed and passionate individual to drive the Regional Waste Management and Minimisation Plan in its current and future forms. This is a three-year fixed term... Read More
In an article published by Stuff this morning, there was a suggestion that the Waste Disposal Levy changes could be delayed. The office of the Associate Minister for the Environment, Hon.... Read More
New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has sent a vote of thanks to the waste sector for all the essential work undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. The video was first played on... Read More
Presented by: Alec McNeil, Solid Waste Manager, Marlborough District Council, Rowan Latham, Contract and Projects Lead, Christchurch City Council and John Evans, Business & Service... 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