About Us / Our Partners

Our Partners

Waste Management partners with a range of organisations in New Zealand, who share our values and are committed to working together for New Zealand’s future.

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Climate Leaders Coalition

We were initial signatories of the Climate Leaders Coalition and we are one of a small number of business who have signed up to the Climate Leaders Coalition more ambitious 2019 pledge of having our carbon footprint externally verified, adopting GHG reduction targets grounded in science, assessing our climate change risks and proactively supporting both our team members and our suppliers to reduce their emissions.


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Toitū Envirocare

We are the first waste company in New Zealand to complete an externally audited carbon footprint report and carbon footprint reduction plan.  As members of ToitÅ« we are 100% invested in progressing towards a low carbon future.


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Sustainable Business Council

We are founding members of the SBC who helped develop our initial sustainability strategy in 2018 and we are working with other sustainable companies with the SBN in helping provide sustainable ideas and policy to the wider business community and to central Government. 


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Waste Management Institute of NZ (WasteMINZ)

Waste Management NZ Ltd actively participates in advocacy initiatives undertaken by WasteMinz and is represented on a number of key industry consultative groups.


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New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC)

We along with the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) are passionate advocates for better buildings and we working with partnership with the NZGBC to supports sustainable building and construction waste.


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Site Safe

We are working with Site Safe to provide education and resources on best practice systems and behaviours known to improve on-site health & safety. Site Safe help develop future Health & Safety leaders, give advice to our business on solutions that make a real difference and ensure that everyone goes home safe at the end of each day.


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New Zealand Institute of Safety Management

The health and safety of our team members is paramount to us and working with NZISM helps ensure our health and safety practitioners have the latest skills and knowledge to do their jobs.


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Sustainable Business Network

Waste Management is a proud impact investor of the Sustainable Business Network. We are actively involved in a number of programmes including supporting our team members to attend the Leadership in Sustainable Business course and graduate involvement in the Now Crowd. We are actively involved in discussions on the focus areas of waste, as well as the Million Metres Streams initiative.


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New Zealand Food Network

Food Rescue: working with NZ Food Network, we can investigate if the food supply chain can be a part of a food rescue program to help assist Kiwis in need.


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All Heart NZ

Through our partnership with All Heart NZ, a charitable trust, we can redirect and repurpose corporate waste and ensure they receive a second life. All Heart have a redirect and repurpose service for waste material that still has value including office furniture such as desks and chairs, to IT equipment and corporate clothing.


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Keep New Zealand Beautiful

We teamed up with the not-for profit organisation Keep New Zealand Beautiful to create and distribute an educational storybook to every kindergarten, primary and intermediate school throughout our country.