The Ministry for the Environment has released a new publication setting out it will report on the it’s compliance monitoring and enforcement responsibilities under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 (WMA).

Click here to download the report.

The Regulatory Performance Monitoring Framework tracks the implementation of the compliance functions of the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 (WMA) to drive continuous
improvement of process and outcomes, and to communicate findings and outcomes to MfE’s internal and external stakeholders.

The WMA is the primary legal instrument to address waste and the transition to a circular economy in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Ministry for the Environment Manatū Mō Te Taiao is the primary regulator under the WMA, holding both system stewardship and direct regulatory responsibilities. In this role, the Ministry undertakes a wide range of activities, with multiple regulated communities.