Introducing WasteMINZ

WasteMINZ is the largest representative body of the waste, resource recovery and contaminated land sectors in New Zealand.

WasteMINZ 31st Annual Conference

Hamilton at Claudelands from 23-26 September 2019


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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Latest Posts

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Minister Eugenie Sage releases plan to recharge recycling

10 May 2019 Today the Government announced another part of its plan to help turn around New Zealand’s rubbish record on waste. “New Zealanders care deeply about reducing waste. That’s... Read More

Climate change bill, independent commission announced

12:02 pm 8 May 2019  The government has unveiled its plan to combat climate change, under which methane will be treated differently to other greenhouse gases, in response to push back from the... Read More

Improving the effectiveness of the Waste Disposal Levy

WasteMINZ's Disposal to Land Sector Group Steering Committee discusses what needs to happen to improve the effectiveness of the waste disposal levy, and argues that any change needs to be combined... Read More

Call for Papers 2019 WasteMINZ Conference

  You are invited to submit an abstract for WasteMINZ’s 31st Annual Conference. Our theme for 2019 is: Toitū te whenua, whatungarongaro he tangata – the land remains when people have... Read More

Upcoming Events

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Webinar: Asbestos - where we’ve been and where we’re heading

Presented by: Rob Birse, Principal Adviser - Asbestos - Technical Programmes and Support, WorkSafe NZ Rob will provide an overview of Asbestos Regulations in New Zealand to inform business of... Read More


WasteMINZ Member Networking and Keynote Presentation by Hon Eugenie Sage (Wellington)

WasteMINZ and RMLA wish to invite you to attend a keynote presentation by: Hon Eugenie Sage Minister for Conservation, Land Information and Associate Minister for the Environment This is a... Read More


WasteMINZ Conference 2019

Our 31st annual WasteMINZ Conference is in Hamilton at Claudelands from 23-26 September 2019. We will update details here as they come to hand. Key dates to be aware of are: Monday 23... Read More