WasteMINZ Blog - May 2020

WasteMINZ in RNZ panel discussion on waste infrastructure shortfalls

On Radio New Zealand's 9 - noon show, Kathryn Ryan and WasteMINZ chief executive Janine Brinsdon​, Todd McLeay, CEO of Smart Environmental, New Zealand's largest privately owned waste company... Read More

Career Opportunity: Principal Advisor Waste Management and Minimisation Plan, Porirua City

Porirua City is looking for a committed and passionate individual to drive the Regional Waste Management and Minimisation Plan in its current and future forms. This is a three-year fixed term... Read More

Minister Sage comments on Waste Disposal Levy article mention

In an article published by Stuff this morning, there was a suggestion that the Waste Disposal Levy changes could be delayed. The office of the Associate Minister for the Environment, Hon.... Read More

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sends a message of thanks through WasteMINZ to the waste industry

New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has sent a vote of thanks to the waste sector for all the essential work undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The video was first played on... Read More

Reusable cups, containers and bulk bins permitted under level 3 and 2

WasteMINZ has had confirmation that reusable cups, containers and bulk bins are permitted under both Level 3 and 2, provided the food safety risks are managed. Shaun Lewis, Director Mana Honohono... Read More

Basel Amendment: industry engagement commences

The Ministry for the Environment is looking for feedback on proposals to amend the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Prohibitions Order (No 2) 2004 (Imports and Exports Order).  New... Read More

Minister announces 2020 Waste Minimisation Fund applications open

Reducing waste and creating jobs - Minister announces 2020 Waste Minimisation Fund applications open, focus on COVID-19 recovery Environment Creating jobs in the vital waste reduction sector... Read More