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  • 22 May 2022 / News

    The expanded waste disposal levy

    The Waste Minimisation Act 2008 was introduced to encourage waste minimisation in New Zealand. To help achieve this, under the Act on 1 July 2009, a disposal levy was imposed on waste sent to landfill.

  • 15 May 2022 / Our People

    Dev Singh - Team Leader at the Tauranga recycling plant

    The team I work with is what keeps this place running smoothly and safely, and we collectively work together to improve day-to-day operations. It’s the people that make me get up and want to come to work.

  • 03 May 2022 / Sustainability

    Green Star solutions for the building and construction industry

    Waste Management delivers a variety of bins, so teams working onsite can separate out materials easily. Waste Management then efficiently maximises material recovery and supplies the reporting necessary for Green Star and Homestar accreditation.

  • 28 April 2022 / Community

    Guardians of the lake front and better recycling in Wānaka

    Our e-trikes are regularly seen out and about on the streets of Wānaka, but in a new initiative two e-trike riders were brought on board specifically to engage with visitors and the community about what they did with their waste.

  • 01 April 2022 / News

    Change of ownership

    Beijing Capital Group has announced the sale of the Waste Management New Zealand business to Igneo Infrastructure Partners (Igneo). The sale is subject to Overseas Investment Office approval and is expected to be finalised late 2022.

  • 11 March 2022 / Our People

    Waste Management's Amazing Women in Leadership

    Four amazing wāhine speak about their roles, being a woman in a traditionally male-dominated industry and what International Women's Day means to them.