WasteMINZ Blog - March 2020

Sector Groups submissions for NES on outdoor tyre storage

Two WasteMINZ sector groups, Contaminated Land Management and Product Stewardship, have already submitted their consultation documents for the proposed National Environmental Standard (NES) on the... Read More

COVID-19 update: Alert Level 2, Business Continuity Plans into action

On 21 March 2020 the New Zealand Government advised that the country is now at Alert Level 2, which is the second level of four. See the four levels here. The Prime Minister also advised that... Read More

Career Opportunity: WasteMINZ Communications Advisor

Are you an expert editor, writer and communications specialist, with a passion for waste minimisation, resource recovery and contaminated land management?  As WasteMINZ' Communications Advisor,... Read More

WasteMINZ’ plans re COVID-19

You will all be aware that, since the weekend, the New Zealand government has put in place a number of directives and procedures to ‘flatten the curve’ in light of the current coronavirus... Read More

Waste is listed as an essential service in Government’s Pandemic Plan. Get more information.

The Government's Influenza Pandemic Plan and Framework lists waste as an essential service (page 142).  WasteMINZ is now investigating with central government the support available to our sector... Read More

MfE seeks nominations for panel members to serve on the Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF) assessment panel

The Ministry for the Environment- Manatū Mō Te Taiao is currently seeking nominations for panel members to serve on the Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF) assessment panel. Nominations can be made... Read More

CLM Sector Group Steering Committee’s letter to Minister David Parker

On 4 March 2020, the Contaminated Land Sector Group Steering Committee sent a letter to Minister David Parker requesting that the Ministry for the Environment recognises and endorses the Certified... Read More

Asbestos Disposal Working Group – Position Statement

Disposal of soil containing low concentrations of asbestos is principally an occupational health and safety matter. Environmental and health and safety regulations and guidance on the management... Read More

Career Opportunity: Solid Waste Engineer Gisborne District Council

  An exciting opportunity to play a valued part in ensuring the efficient delivery of solid waste services and management of assets…   Gisborne District Council are the proud... Read More