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Waste Management is Aotearoa’s leading materials recovery, recycling and waste management provider.

Each year we collect over 1,000,000 tonnes of waste and recycle well over 200,000 tonnes – and are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to redirect, neutralise and use waste. We have over 1600 team members located across 70 sites nationwide.

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In 2021 we launched our revised strategy – Our Circular Strategy – aimed at helping us achieve our strategic ambition: Be the leader in materials and energy recovery. Powering the circular economy and the journey to a carbon positive future for Aotearoa New Zealand.

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We collect New Zealanders’ waste, recycle and reuse as much as we can, then safely dispose of what’s left in our modern, engineered landfills. There we capture over 90% of the landfill gas produced and convert it to electricity to feed back into the national grid. This helps power our growing electric truck fleet, which collects your waste.

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