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SQEP Accreditation – Draft Table

The National Environmental Standard (NES) introduced us to the acronym SQEP (Suitably Qualified and Experienced Practitioner). The Ministry for the Environment outlined the likely... Read More

SQEP Survey Results Summary

The WasteMINZ Contaminated Land Sector Group established a small group of practitioners and regulatory representatives to definine what a SQEP might look like. As part of this an NES workshop... Read More

NES and SQEP panel discussion minutes

As part of the programme at the 2012 WasteMINZ Conference, a workshop on the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health and... Read More

Waste Awareness Magazine, December 2012. Issue 143

Waste Awareness Magazine, December 2012. Issue 143.  December’s edition of Waste Awareness includes the following articles. Organic waste diversion (Sam Bridgman and Chris Purchas... Read More

Communicating contaminated land issues – the Moanataiari subdivision experience

Presenter: Shane Bromley, Moanataiari resident and Chris Hillman, Tonkin & Taylor. Presentation title: Communicating contaminated land issues – the Moanataiari subdivision... Read More

A comparison of the waste sectors in Scotland and New Zealand

Presenter: Jean LeRoux, Ministry for the Environment Presentation title: A comparison of the waste sectors in Scotland and New Zealand Event: WasteMINZ Conference 2012 Date: Friday 19... Read More

Treatment of brominated flame retardants

Presenter: Owen Cox, Environmental protection Authority Presentation title: Treatment of brominated flame retardants under the Basel Convention Event: WasteMINZ Conference... Read More

The role of the EPA

Presenter: Ilana Burton and Mikki McKenzie, Environmental protection Authority Presentation title: The role of the EPA Event: WasteMINZ Conference 2012 Date: Friday 19... Read More

Dealing with devastation – post tsunami Japan

Presenter: Vaughan Levitzke, Zero Waste SA Presentation title: Dealing with devastation - post tsunami Japan. The great east Japan earthquake of 2011. Event: WasteMINZ Conference... Read More

Christchurch demolitions: perspectives from a debris and waste manager

Presenter: Luke Austin, CERA. Don Chittock, Environment Canterbury. Presentation title: Christchurch demolitions: perspectives from a debris and waste manager Event: WasteMINZ Conference... Read More