WasteMINZ Blog - May 2019

New Zealand Government – Wellbeing Budget 2019 released

New Zealand Government released their Wellbeing Budget 2019 today.  Below are some key elements for your reference and review. Tackling the waste problem The Government recognises New... Read More

Organise a Plastic Free July Aotearoa Challenge in your workplace

Kirihou kore – kawea ake!  Plastic Free - take up the challenge!   Plastic Free July is a worldwide challenge with millions of participants in over 170 countries. The main kaupapa... Read More

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