WasteMINZ Blog

Rapid Antigen Testing for businesses in New Zealand

The Ministry of Health has released an update on Rapid Antigen Testing for businesses in New Zealand. The COVID-19 Testing Strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand published on 26 November supports a... Read More

Covid-19 Protection Framework supported by new testing and contact tracing

A new national testing strategy will be introduced with the start of the Covid-19 Protection Framework system, it will provide better protection for high-risk groups as New Zealand transitions to... Read More

C&D waste minimisation – government procurement targets

The Government has made a significant step towards reducing construction and demolition waste through government procurement. From 1 April 2022, agencies covered by the Carbon Neutral Government... Read More

Wainui Beach School win $25,000 Rinse, Recycle, Repeat prize

After a month long campaign encouraging New Zealanders to rinse their recycling before they put it in their recycling bins, WasteMINZ is excited to announce the winner of $25,000 is Wainui Beach... Read More

WasteMINZ webinars on ERP and Waste Strategy coming up

WasteMINZ will be hosting two webinars for our members, one for the Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) and one for the Waste Strategy and legislation, with MfE presenting an overview of the proposals... Read More

Minutes from WasteMINZ Annual General meeting

The minutes from the 2021 Waste Management Institute New Zealand Inc. Annual General meeting are now available here. The meeting took place on Tuesday 19 October 2021 and was livestreamed due to... Read More

New Zealanders get their say on plan to reduce waste

WasteMINZ welcomes the release today of the announcement of a new waste strategy consultation paper from The Ministry for the Environment. It is great news that our sector has been invited to have... Read More

Have your say and shape the emissions reduction plan

Hon James Shaw, Minister of Climate Change has released Aotearoa New Zealand' first emissions reduction plan, which will set the direction for climate action for the next 15 years. It will also... Read More

Draft NZ Infrastructure Strategy Rautaki Hanganga o Aotearoa

Draft New Zealand Infrastructure Strategy has been released 13 October. In September, the draft strategy was given to the Minister for Infrastructure for his consideration.  The strategy sets... Read More

WasteMINZ launches competition to win $25,000

WasteMINZ has launched a nationwide competition with a $25,000 prize to encourage New Zealanders to rinse their recycling before they put it out for kerbside collection. The cash windfall will be... Read More