WasteMINZ Blog - July 2019

WasteMINZ Conference 2019 keynote speakers

With our annual conference only eight weeks away, the excitement is building.  If you haven't already registered, these are the keynotes you would miss.  Waste and Resource Recovery... Read More

Royal Society Te Apārangi Report – Understanding our plastics problem

A new report by Royal Society Te Apārangi explores the use and disposal of plastics and the effects on the environment and human health in Aotearoa. The report Plastics in the Environment: Te Ao... Read More

revolve magazine – July issue

Hot off the press is the latest issue of revolve magazine.   If you want to be featured in the September issue please get in contact. CJ@wasteminz.org.nz -... Read More

Career Opportunities: Ministry For the Environment (Wellington)

Kia ora koutou. Interested in helping make Aotearoa NZ the most livable place in the world? Really excited we are recruiting NOW for several policy roles at MfE. They will focus (for now) on... Read More

WasteMINZ Board nominations 2019

The WasteMINZ Board is elected by our members to provide governance for WasteMINZ, as well as monitoring the organisation’s performance.  The Board must also set the strategic direction, and... Read More

Minister Sage announces more support to reduce the impact of plastics

18.7.19 As part of the plan to turn around New Zealand’s mounting waste problem, the Government is investing in research to reduce the impact of plastics, improve knowledge about composting,... Read More

Used oil recycling programme extended

17 July 2019 The New Zealand Government has renewed the accreditation of a product stewardship scheme which has been preventing environmental harm by reducing the potential for illegal or unsafe... Read More

Landfilling food and garden waste in Raglan is just not an option

Diverting food waste from landfill is probably one of the easiest ways to reduce climate change emissions. You could truck a load of food and garden waste for composting the length of New Zealand... Read More

Career Opportunity: Senior Project Manager, Waste Operations (Wellington)

Senior Project Manager, Waste Operations – Wellington City Council (fixed term) Everyone produces waste. Increasingly, waste is becoming an area of concern for New Zealanders and there’s an... Read More

Major Provincial Growth Fund investment to help address NZ’s plastics challenges

1 July 2019 The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest in projects to tackle waste in New Zealand, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Associate Environment Minister Eugenie... Read More