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Presenting Our First GRI Sustainability Report

Monday, 18 May 2020, 3:26 pm | Waste Management

Today the Waste Management team is proud to launch our first Sustainability Report, meeting the standard of GRI (Global Reporting Initiative). It presents our sustainability progress during 2019 across five key areas - Our Environment, Our Communities, Our ... More >>

Waste Management welcomes call for more EVs

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 1:55 pm | Waste Management

Auckland, 16 July 2019: Waste Management NZ welcomes the Interim Climate Change Commission’s call today for more electrification of New Zealand’s road fleet in reducing carbon emissions. More >>

Waste Management sets sector benchmark for carbon reduction

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 5:24 pm | Waste Management

Marking a first for the waste industry in New Zealand, Waste Management NZ has achieved independent certification for managing and reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Waste Management Managing Director, Tom Nickels, said today. More >>

Strategy to meet the challenges of sustainability

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 9:14 am | Waste Management

Auckland, 31 October 2018: Waste Management NZ today launched its inaugural sustainability strategy, For Future Generations, which sets out the company’s sustainability goals as New Zealand’s largest waste and environmental services provider. More >>

New facility to tackle NZ's tyre recycling challenge

Friday, 18 May 2018, 11:59 am | Waste Management

Auckland, 18 May 2018: Waste Management NZ Limited today welcomed Associate Minister, Hon. Eugenie Sage to open its new tyre recycling facility in Wiri, Auckland. The new facility is a significant step forward in managing the environmental problem ... More >>

New Zealand’s first truck conversion workshop opens

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 10:50 am | Waste Management

Auckland, 29 March 2018: Waste Management NZ today opened New Zealand’s first workshop dedicated to converting diesel trucks into electric vehicles. More >>

Waste Management backs National Ride for Road Safety

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 1:01 pm | Waste Management

Auckland, 18 November 2017 – Waste Management is delighted to be taking part in this weekend’s inaugural National Ride for Road Safety. The event takes place this Sunday, 19 November, at 10am in a number of regions across New ... More >>

First electric kerbside waste collection truck in NZ

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 9:45 am | Waste Management

In a first for the Southern Hemisphere Waste Management puts an electric waste collection truck on New Zealand roads More >>

Waste Management Announces Investment to Manage Used Tyres

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 10:28 am | Waste Management

Waste Management was today pleased to join Minister for the Environment, Hon Dr Nick Smith, along with representatives from Golden Bay Cement, to announce a significant step forward in addressing a critical environmental problem by better managing and ... More >>

Launch of NZ's first electric waste collection vehicle

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 9:51 am | Waste Management

Waste Management continues its move towards a fleet of electric cars and trucks operating on the country’s roads More >>

Backing new research to help enzymes break down plastic

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 1:20 pm | Waste Management

Auckland, 27 October 2016 - Waste Management NZ is sponsoring University of Auckland research into harnessing enzymes with the potential to degrade plastic as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability. The research will be presented at the iGEM ... More >>

Waste Management moves towards electric cars, waste trucks

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 1:02 pm | Waste Management

Waste Management’s national fleet moves towards electric cars and waste collection trucks on NZ roads More >>

Waste Strategy Scores “Zero out of 10”

Thursday, 9 November 2006, 11:04 am | Waste Management

Solid waste specialists have sounded their frustration at what they say is a lack of political leadership on New Zealand’s chronic levels of rubbish generation. More >>

Waste Management makes first Australian purchases

Friday, 1 June 2001, 1:26 pm | Waste Management

Waste Management NZ Ltd has made two acquisitions in different states of Australia, securing a strategic position in the East Coast waste processing business. More >>