WasteMINZ Blog - June 2021

Government takes action on problem plastics

Environment Minister David Parker has announced that some problem plastics and six single-use plastics will be phased out by July 2025.  The plastics being phased out are: hard to recycle... Read More

Resource Management System Reform – proposed Natural and Built Environments Act

The proposed Natural and Built Environments Act is the main replacement for the Resource Management Act (1991). It’s all about enabling development within environmental limits. How would it do... Read More

Climate Change Commission ambitious on waste

The Climate Change Commission has delivered its first advice to the Government, and has clearly listened to many of our industry's concerns.  It has boosted its target to reduce biogenic methane... Read More

NZ and Australian PMs work together on waste

Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison met recently in Queenstown, and reached agreement on several issues, including issues related to the circular economy. Their joint statement included the... Read More