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Our Business - Tā Mātau Pakihi - Q4 2021

Our Business - Tā Mātau Pakihi - Q2 2021

E whakapono ana mātau e whakaata ana tēnei mahinga hira i te āhuatanga waiwai, pūmau hoki o ngā ratonga e tukuna ana e mātau me te hiranga o ēnei ki ā mātau kiritaki me te hapori. Mā te toitū o ngā mahi o tā mātau pakihi, ka tino whānui ngā hua ka puta, ā-taiao, ā-pāpori, ā-pūtea hoki mō Aotearoa haere ake nei.

This key performance area reflects the essential and enduring nature of the services we provide and the importance of these to our customers and the community. Operating our business sustainably will have a wide-reaching positive impact, environmentally, socially and financially for NZ into the future.

Goal 1: Contribute To NZ's Circular Economy

Key Actions

Develop partnerships with New Zealand manufacturers who are customers to support and drive the circular economy.

Quarter 4 Update

Initiatives are under development:

  1. Plastic Grinding Plant arrived on site in Tauranga mid December and undergoing commissioning trials.
  2. This plant is the largest plastics grinder operating in NZ and will allow us to process single piece items up to the size of a plastic 660l bin such as plastic items that are currently hard to recycle (plastic pallets etc).

Goal 2: Manage Critical Climate Change Risk

Key Actions

Identify, assess and mitigate Waste Management's climate change risks.

Quarter 4 Update

Climate Change Register framework created with risk assessment underway with external consultants.

Goal 3: Minimise Our Own Waste

Key Actions

Implement the 2020 Waste Management Plan.

Quarter 4 Update

2021 Waste management plan targets broadly achieved with a baseline data gathering plan in place for most sites.