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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Consultation: Good practice guidelines to manage asbestos waste

Good practice guidelines to manage the collection, receipt, transport and disposal of asbestos waste A WasteMINZ working group has developed draft guidelines to manage the collection, receipt,... Read More

Career opportunity: Planning Manager and Contract Delivery Manager – 2 Roles (Dunedin)

Dunedin is an amazing place to live and work, and if you were to ask anyone living here, they’ll tell you that there’s something indescribably special about our city. It’s small enough to... Read More

Ministry for the Environment update on NESCS & HAIL amendments

In 2016 the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) consulted on proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health... Read More

Career opportunity: Sustainability Advisor (Auckland)

WasteMINZ member and Sustainable Business Network "Going Circular" finalists, Reclaim, are looking for a Sustainability Advisor. Based in Auckland, the primary objective of the role is... Read More

Upcoming Events

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30th Anniversary Event: Towards a Circular Economy - Better partnerships for better outcomes

This is the second of our 30 Years of WasteMINZ events. Through these... Read More


ISWA 2018 World Congress

The ISWA World Congress 2018 promises to deliver a world-class technical programme designed to advance scientific and technical knowledge for sustainable solid waste management. Through keynote... Read More


WasteMINZ 30th Annual Conference - Target 2050

Our 30th annual WasteMINZ Conference will be held in Christchurch at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand from 5-8 November 2018. 2018 Conference theme:  A new climate-change law set to be... Read More