Blog categorized as Government

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)
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)
Webinar - What is eco-modulation?
Ever wondered exactly what eco-modulation is and how it and other tools can be applied to incentivise more circular product and packaging design through product stewardship? Join our international speaker, Dominic Hogg, the founder of Eunomia UK.
29.07.22 01:42 PM - Comment(s)
COVID-19 response update
From 11:59pm on Friday 25 March the COVID-19 Protection Framework will be simpler. It will help us manage life with Omicron while reducing the impact of future outbreaks.
15.07.22 10:59 AM - Comment(s)
Welcome to our new website
The WasteMINZ website has been updated! It now has a new look and feel and is more user-friendly for members.


Most of the resources which were on our main website can now only be accessed through the member portal. Our member portal gives you easy access to member-exclusive content, resources, upda...

28.06.22 09:36 AM - Comment(s)
COVID Protection Framework update
From 11:59pm on Friday 25 March the COVID-19 Protection Framework will be simpler. It will help us manage life with Omicron while reducing the impact of future outbreaks.
23.03.22 07:54 PM - Comment(s)
Covid-19 Travel & vaccination update
Posted on 16 March 2022, this advice provides the latest for travel under covid-19 restrictions
16.03.22 06:01 PM - Comment(s)
Government plans to transform recycling
This is your chance to have your say. There are three connected proposals covered by the consultation. The first looks at improvements to the household kerbside recycling system, including access to food scrap collections.
15.03.22 04:08 PM - Comment(s)