Lead the way - work better at heights

Working at height means working in a place where a person could be injured if they fell from one level to another. This can be above or below ground level. Here are some tips for working at heights. 

1.  Identify fall hazards; for examples, unprotected perimeter edge (e.g., roof), unstable...

19.09.22 02:03 PM - Comment(s)
Addressing food security through innovation
What can the food sector do to address food waste in their part of the food chain? This question and more will be discussed at the Food Waste Summit.
06.09.22 10:58 AM - Comment(s)
Lead the way - work better with remote and isolated workers
This month we focus on working better with remote and isolated workers.
23.08.22 01:43 PM - Comment(s)
Learn about the past to prepare for the future
For those working in waste management and contaminated land industries, relationships with iwi are expected to become even more important as the RMA reforms come into play.
17.08.22 02:26 PM - Comment(s)
Board nominations now open!


Board nominations are now open and we are calling for nominees who reflect our diverse membership. For us, this means a board that has a broad range of experience, skill, thinking, gender, culture and ethnicity. If you’re passionate about the waste management, resource recovery and co...
10.08.22 10:23 AM - Comment(s)
Our condolences
This week, we acknowledge the passing of Warren Snow, a resource recovery visionary and WasteMINZ life member.
09.08.22 01:11 PM - Comment(s)
Lead the way - work better today

Raised objects or objects falling from height can injure or kill workers or others. These objects could be raised or lifted by cranes, forklifts, hoists, and jacks, or by hand. You should also consider equipment, materials, tools, and debris that can fall during work at any height. Followi...

08.08.22 12:52 PM - Comment(s)
Climate adaptation plan released 
The government has released New Zealand's first Climate Adaptation Plan to deal with the effects of climate change. The plan contains strategies, policies and actions that will help New Zealanders adapt to the changing climate and its effects to reduce the potential harm of climate change, as w...
03.08.22 02:12 PM - Comment(s)
Celebrate with us! 
We invite you to join us for a night of nibbles, networking and celebrations!  

WasteMINZ will recognise the amazing work and outstanding achievements of our industry with an Awards night next month. 

The awards night will be held in-person on Thursday, 25 August at the Tonkin+Taylor of...
02.08.22 12:11 PM - Comment(s)
Webinar - Container Refund Schemes - experiences from Australia
We will speak with Rebecca Brown, Manager, Waste & Environment, Western Australia Local Government Association, and Alex Young, Director Container Deposit Scheme, NSW Environment Protection Authority, about their experiences in designing and implementing container refund schemes in Australia.
29.07.22 01:42 PM - Comment(s)