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. 

Become a member

Find out more about the benefits of being a WasteMINZ member

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Career Opportunity: Contract Delivery Manager – 3 Waters (Dunedin)

Contract Delivery Manager – 3 Waters Dunedin is an amazing place to live and work, and if you were to ask anyone living here, they’d tell you that there’s something indescribably special... Read More

Career opportunity: Science Team Leader – Contaminated Sites (Environment Canterbury)

Science Team Leader - Contaminated Sites An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead a pro-active team that is recognised nationally for its work in managing contaminated land, hazardous... Read More

Government action needed to avert recycling crisis

The New Zealand recycling sector is calling on the Government to take strong and positive action to avert our national recycling crisis, reboot recycling, and create a circular economy in... Read More

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

Upcoming Events

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Zero Waste Living - An evening with Bea Johnson

As part of Plastic Free July, join us for an evening with world-renowned zero-waste advocate Bea Johnson. Bea Johnson (a French native who currently lives in California) and her family adopted... Read More


Circular Economy Summit

The first ever Circular Economy Summit in Aotearoa is a collaboration between the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and WasteMINZ. This one-day summit brings together international and... 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