WasteMINZ Blog

Career Opportunity: Membership Coordinator, WasteMINZ

Role                                Membership Coordinator Reporting to               The Chief Executive Officer Location                     ... Read More

Career Opportunity: Solid Waste Contracts Officer, New Plymouth District Council

Passionate about waste minimisation, contract management and great customer service? New Plymouth DC are on the lookout for a motivated individual to assist with the continued development of the... Read More

China bans single-use plastic bags

China, one of the world's biggest users of plastic, has unveiled a major plan to reduce single-use plastics across the country. Non-degradable bags will be banned China's major cities by the... Read More

Career Opportunity: Senior Science Advisor, Hazardous Substances and Waste, Canterbury

Do you enjoy solving real-world problems and communicating your science to a range of people? If so, Environment Canterbury Regional Council based in Christchurch has an excellent opportunity to... Read More

Proposed Waste Disposal Levy Webinar – recording

Over 100 members took the opportunity to hear from MfE regarding their proposed Waste Disposal Levy expansion, which is currently out for consultation.  Sam Buckle, Deputy Secretary Resource... Read More

Microplastics webinar – your questions answered

"Microplastics are pervasive in our environment. They are present in all environs, from the deepest ocean trenches to the highest mountains, and are being found to be ingested by more and more... Read More

Minister Eugenie Sage’s speech: Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand

Thank you Professor Juliet Gerrard and your team for the comprehensive and extremely helpful report and recommendations. Thank you too to all the stakeholders and interested parties who have... Read More

WasteMINZ on PM’s announcement on plastics

Auckland, 8 December 2019: The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Juliet Gerrard, presented the 262-page report on ‘Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand’ to the Prime... Read More

Media Release: Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand – PMCSA panel reports

    In light of increasing public concern over the harmful effects of plastic pollution, the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Juliet Gerrard, is presenting the... Read More

Innovation, collaboration, conversation – our Christmas networking event 2019

  Around eighty WasteMINZ members and colleagues gathered at the offices of Callaghan Innovations in Parnell, Auckland, for WasteMINZ' Christmas networking event. The atmosphere buzzed... Read More