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Hon. Eugenie Sage at WasteMINZ Conference and Expo

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:19 pm | WasteMINZ

Claudelands, Hamilton, 23 – 26 September 2019: In a speech that will expand on the NZ Government’s commitment to increased participation in the reduction of waste and enhancing the country’s circular economy, Associate Minister for the Environment, ... More >>

WasteMINZ Conference 2019

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 9:39 am | WasteMINZ

Hamilton, NZ, 23-26 September 2019: The Waste Management Institute of New Zealand (WasteMINZ) Conference and Expo taking place at Claudelands, Hamilton, will gather stakeholders from industry, government, commercial organisations and community interest ... More >>

The greenwashing needs to stop!

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 8:42 am | WasteMINZ

To meet consumer demand for plastic alternatives companies are turning to an increasing array of packaging options and products that claim to be better for the environment. But are they? More >>

The future of packaging, is it compostable?

Monday, 4 March 2019, 11:49 am | WasteMINZ

Compostable packaging and products are hitting the shelves in ever-increasing numbers – but are they the panacea to New Zealand’s waste woes? Commercial composting facility operators in New Zealand think not. Only eight commercial composting facilities ... More >>

Effort to reduce food waste needs more work

Monday, 11 February 2019, 9:19 am | WasteMINZ

New research from Love Food Hate Waste has revealed that New Zealanders are making efforts to reduce their food waste but it is not enough to have a significant national impact. More >>

Kiwis urged to go single-use plastic free in July

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:17 am | WasteMINZ

With the recycling industry in turmoil, it is now more important than ever that Kiwis reduce their consumption of single-use plastic, which is why New Zealand’s waste and recycling industry body, WasteMINZ, is urging Kiwis to go single-use plastic-free ... More >>

Government action needed to avert recycling crisis

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 8:29 am | WasteMINZ

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Action needed to enable effective waste management

Monday, 22 January 2018, 5:20 pm | WasteMINZ

Government policy changes and action needed to enable effective waste management Local Government is calling on Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage to make key changes, which will allow central and local government to work together effectively ... More >>

WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 11:30 am | WasteMINZ

Conscious Consumers and Auckland Council were presented the top awards at 2017 Waste Management Institute New Zealand (WasteMINZ) Awards for Excellence in Hamilton on Wednesday 8 November. More >>

NZ’s second community fridge launches in New Brighton

Monday, 26 June 2017, 7:10 pm | WasteMINZ

A second Community Fridge is opening in New Zealand. This time it is located in the Christchurch suburb of New Brighton. Local woman Trudy Burrows is the driving force behind the fridge which is located in the grounds of St Faiths Church on 46 Hawkes ... More >>

New Be A Tidy Kiwi unveiled at WasteMINZ

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 3:51 pm | WasteMINZ

A refreshed version of New Zealand's much loved anti-littering character was unveiled today at the WasteMINZ Conference, the Auckland Litter Prevention Steering Group (ALPSG) said today. More >>

New Zealand joins the global fight against food waste

Monday, 30 May 2016, 12:19 pm | WasteMINZ

New Zealand is the latest nation to join the global fight against food waste with the Love Food Hate Waste campaign launching on 1 June. More >>

Don’t rubbish zero waste

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 2:14 pm | WasteMINZ

Auckland Council has a widely-shared vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city, but that’s never going to happen unless its aspirational target of zero waste by 2040 is taken seriously. More >>


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