Blog by WasteMINZ

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)
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)
Be part of the conversation about food waste
This September, we are holding Te Hui Taumata Moumou Kai o Aotearoa - New Zealand Food Waste Summit in Wellington.
13.07.22 02:31 PM - Comment(s)
Look to the past to help forge the future
Join us for the Wall Walk; a metaphorical walk through time. It invites you to think about the impact of history on today’s social outcomes, and how this affects our role and effectiveness today, tomorrow and ahead.
13.07.22 02:22 PM - Comment(s)