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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)
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)
How can we reduce construction and demolition waste?
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment recently completed a public consultation on: Building for Climate Change: Transforming operational efficiency and reducing whole-of-life embodied carbon.
16.03.22 05:45 PM - Comment(s)
New regulations for the trade in plastic waste 1 January 2021
From 1 January 2021 you will need a permit from the Environmental Protection Authority before you can import or export certain types of plastic waste. ‌ ‌
24.02.21 08:20 AM - Comment(s)
19 projects will clean up and protect waterways
A package of 19 projects will help clean up and protect waterways and create local jobs, Environment Minister David Parker announced today. The projects have been awarded $36 million of Government funding.
09.01.21 12:48 PM - Comment(s)
New regulations for the trade in plastic waste
From 1 January 2021 you will need a permit from the Environmental Protection Authority before you can import or export certain types of plastic waste.
22.12.20 10:19 AM - Comment(s)
Disposal to Land Sector Group submission on the Freshwater NES
The Disposal to Land Sector Group made a submission on 30 November on the effect of the Freshwater NES on the waste disposal industry.
08.12.20 10:00 AM - Comment(s)
Are you a food waster? Learn to love a list
New research from the Love Food Hate Waste campaign reveals 74% of us claim to use a shopping list, but only 55% of us actually stick to one.
16.11.20 09:55 AM - Comment(s)
Sector Group submissions on reducing the impact of plastic on our environment
The Ministry for the Environment has announced a consultation on banning some problematic plastics and some single use plastic items. There are two proposals being consulted on.
05.11.20 09:32 AM - Comment(s)