WasteMINZ Blog

Media release: Update on clopyralid

We have noticed increasing interest and discussion, both locally and internationally, about clopyralid — a herbicide used to control broadleaf weeds in turf and lawns. Clopyralid can only be... Read More

Report highlights waste sector infrastructure issues

The Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga, has released a discussion document on major issues facing the resource recovery and waste sector. The report is intended to inform a 30-year... Read More

Changes to Covid alert levels

With Auckland back in Alert Level 3, please note there has been one change to the Alert Level 3 area – Port Waikato has now been brought into Level 3. Schedule 4 of the latest Health Order... Read More

Ministry for Environment takes lead role developing Waste Strategy for New Zealand, reviewing waste legislation

By MfE deputy secretary Sam Buckle The Ministry for the Environment (MfE) is taking a leadership role by developing a new waste strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand. The strategy will set the... Read More

Māori experts guide Waste Strategy kaupapa

MfE has formed a rōpū of Māori experts to guide the development of the new Waste Strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand according to mātauranga Māori. The rōpū is a group of Māori waste... Read More

Do you know an events manager extraordinaire?

WasteMINZ is looking for an experienced events management person to join our team - NOW!  Our annual conference is the ‘must attend’ event for Aotearoa’s waste, resource recovery and... Read More

Update on business-related travel

The Ministry of Transport has warned there may be a higher expectation of evidence today (Tuesday) to support legitimate travel from one alert level area to another.  For anyone driving a truck... Read More

Inter-regional travel under new COVID-19 levels

As of 11:59pm, Sunday 14 Feb, Auckland moved to alert level 3, with the rest of New Zealand moving to alert level 2. These levels are in place until 11:59 Wednesday 18 February, but subject to... Read More

Climate action in Aotearoa draft report released 1 February 2021.

The independent Climate Change Commission has released its draft package of advice to Government on the steps Aotearoa must take to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address... Read More

19 projects will clean up and protect waterways

9 January 2021  $36 million of Government funding alongside councils and others for 19 projects Investment will clean up and protect waterways and create local jobs Boots on the ground... Read More