Following the Waste Disposal Levy expansion announcement made by Associate Minister for the Environment, Eugenie Sage, 15 July 2020, further policy and regulatory details have been made available.

The Waste Disposal Levy Cabinet paper and associated documents are now live on the MfE website. 

The associated docs are:

  • RIS
  • Cabinet minute
  • Appendix 2 (Strategic investment approach) – found within Cab paper link below.

Here are the web links:

Cabinet paper: https://www.mfe.govt.nz/more/briefings-cabinet-papers-and-related-material-search/cabinet-papers/proposals-more-effective

Cabinet minute https://www.mfe.govt.nz/more/briefings-cabinet-papers-and-related-material-search/cabinet-minutes/proposals-more-effective

Regulatory impact statement: https://www.mfe.govt.nz/more/briefings-cabinet-papers-and-related-material-search/regulatory-impact-statements/increase-and

An alternative route to access the Cabinet paper and RIS is to visit the below web page which describes Govt’s broader waste work programme, and then see the Levy section about half-way down page.

https://www.mfe.govt.nz/waste/waste-and-government