WasteMINZ Blog - September 2021

Waste Disposal Levy Expansion – cabinet paper spells out reporting requirements

A cabinet paper has been released detailing new reporting requirements under the Waste Disposal Levy Expansion.  Recommendations include mandatory reporting data on: the spending of... Read More

WasteMINZ Board election 2021 – voting is now open

Voting has opened for the WasteMINZ Board with voting closing at 5pm, 8 October 2021.  We received a total of eight (8) nominations for election to the WasteMINZ Board, for the three (3)... Read More

Annual General Meeting 2021 Notice and Agenda

Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Waste Management Institute New Zealand Incorporated, will take place on the 19 October 2021, at 1:00pm. The AGM will be live... Read More

Emissions reductions plan timeline confirmed

Cabinet has agreed to begin consulting on the Emissions Reduction Plan in early October this year and have required the final plan be released by the end of  May 2022. WasteMINZ members will be... Read More

Checks for workers at the Auckland border come into force tonight

Compliance checks for essential workers who need to travel across the alert level boundaries in or out of Auckland will come into force at 11.59pm tonight. Pop-up testing will be operating on... Read More

Waste disposal levy guide and factsheets

The Ministry for the Environment has published a guide which is intended to help waste disposal facility operators meet their obligations around the expanded national waste disposal levy.  Click... Read More

Estimates of waste generated in Aotearoa New Zealand

New Ministry for the Environment figures show New Zealanders generated 17.49 million tonnes of waste in the last financial year. In 2020/21 it's estimated 12.59 million tonnes of the total waste... Read More

Tests for workers crossing the Auckland border

Workers who need to cross alert level boundaries to work at a permitted business are now required to get tested for Covid-19. From 11.59pm on 9 September 2021, employers of workers who need to... Read More

New dates announced for WasteMINZ conference 2021

Due to the recent Covid-19 outbreak in New Zealand, WasteMINZ has decided to postpone its annual face to face conference until 23 - 25 November 2021, which will be held at Claudelands in... Read More