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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Media Release 9 September 2020 A comprehensive report into ‘right to repair’ is calling for measures that encourage consumers to repair electronic goods such as mobile phones, vacuums,... Read More
The critical and significant Standardising kerbside collections in Aotearoa report has been released. The report was prepared by WasteMINZ and commissioned by the Ministry for the... Read More
There have been issues reported from members involved in the collection and transportation of waste, at the entry and exit borders across the Auckland Region. These issues have resulted in... Read More
The Ministry for the Environment has announced a consultation on banning some problematic plastics and some single use plastic items. There are two proposals being consulted on: banning some... Read More
An alternative method for dealing with organic waste Are large scale anaerobic digestion and composting facilities the way of the future for diverting food waste from landfill? Richard Wallis... 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