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 1,400 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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By MfE deputy secretary Sam Buckle The Ministry for the Environment (MfE) is taking a leadership role by developing a new waste strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand. The strategy will set the... Read More
The independent Climate Change Commission has released its draft package of advice to Government on the steps Aotearoa must take to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address... Read More
From 1 January 2021 you will need a permit from the Environmental Protection Authority before you can import or export certain types of plastic waste. The... Read More
Welcome to our first Member networking function for 2021, subject of course to public health guidelines. We are delighted to announce that the Hon. David Parker, Minister for the... Read More
B.I.G. Battery Scheme – HAVE YOUR SAY! Do you have large batteries in your value chain? Help to shape the B.I.G. scheme before it is finalised in April! The Battery Industry Group (B.I.G.)... Read More
This year Aotearoa needs to put its head down and make serious headway on reducing carbon emissions. With an estimated 30% of food not making it from the paddock or packhouse to the plate, and... 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