WasteMINZ Blog - December 2019

Proposed Waste Disposal Levy Webinar – recording

Over 100 members took the opportunity to hear from MfE regarding their proposed Waste Disposal Levy expansion, which is currently out for consultation.  Sam Buckle, Deputy Secretary Resource... Read More

Microplastics webinar – your questions answered

"Microplastics are pervasive in our environment. They are present in all environs, from the deepest ocean trenches to the highest mountains, and are being found to be ingested by more and more... Read More

Minister Eugenie Sage’s speech: Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand

Thank you Professor Juliet Gerrard and your team for the comprehensive and extremely helpful report and recommendations. Thank you too to all the stakeholders and interested parties who have... Read More

WasteMINZ on PM’s announcement on plastics

Auckland, 8 December 2019: The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Juliet Gerrard, presented the 262-page report on ‘Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand’ to the Prime... Read More

Media Release: Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand – PMCSA panel reports

    In light of increasing public concern over the harmful effects of plastic pollution, the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Juliet Gerrard, is presenting the... Read More

Innovation, collaboration, conversation – our Christmas networking event 2019

  Around eighty WasteMINZ members and colleagues gathered at the offices of Callaghan Innovations in Parnell, Auckland, for WasteMINZ' Christmas networking event. The atmosphere buzzed... Read More

Turning construction trash to treasure

Last week’s announcement by Hon. Eugenie Sage, about proposals to increase and extend the national landfill disposal levy, laid the foundations for a change of approach to move further up the... Read More