“Freedom camping” and caravan self-containment - Information and NZ initiatives
Recycling in Public Places Initiative - Working with local government to establish a network of recycling bins in public places
Love NZ – Information about where you can find the Love NZ recycling bins
Waste Campaign Pilot national wide public awareness campaign (2003)
Reduce your Rubbish – Recycling tips and regional links
Contaminated land issues - Information and guidelines
Organochlorines Programme - Information and NZ initiatives
Product Stewardship – A tool to help address waste.
Green Ribbon Awards – Recognising those who sustain, protect and enhance our environment. Winners include organisers of waste-related initiatives
Waste Disposal Facility map – A downloadable map of waste disposal facilities (landfills) registered for the waste disposal levy in New Zealand.
Waste Management Institute of New Zealand (WasteMINZ) is a non-profit organization which promotes sustainable waste management practices for the benefit of all New Zealanders. Its primary function is to provide a forum for presentation and dissemination of information, and to act as a facilitator for the waste management industry in New Zealand.
Zero Waste New Zealand - Look out for Zero Waste's:
BusinessCare for businesses and organisations wanting to work cleaner
Environmental Choice New Zealand - New Zealand's own eco-labelling programme.
REBRI - Resource efficiency guidance for the building and related industries.
Auckland Regional Council - Good information about Auckland issues, and excellent links to other waste, pollution prevention and environmental protection sites. Also, ten things you can do to help the environment.
Christchurch City Council waste pages have good information about composting, and a great quiz.
Community outcomes – Department of Internal Affairs
Community outcomes describe what New Zealanders think is important for their local community now and in the future.
Information on the Local Government Act – Department of Internal Affairs
Useful link to what you need to know about the Local Government Act (2002)
Local Government New Zealand – LGNZ is the organisation that represents the national interests of councils in New Zealand.
Local government legislation administered by the Department of Internal Affairs
Links to three of the key Acts under which councils operate. They are the Local Electoral Act 2001, The Local Government Act 2002 and the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002.
National Environmental indicators on solid waste disposal - Ministry for the Environment. This webpage links to the National Environmental Indicators on solid waste disposal.
No Throw Waste Exchange serves the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawke's Bay and Manawatu areas
The Waste Minimisation Institute of New Zealand (WasteMINZ) – Wasteminz. Lifeafterwaste is an initiative of WasteMINZ aimed at achieving a resource efficient and sustainable New Zealand.
Waste Management Association of Australia – Fostering best practice and innovation in resource management in Australia.
The Auditor General’s website – Link to the website of the Controller and Auditor General.
The Environment Protection Authority - South Australia. South Australia's primary environmental regulator, responsible for the protection of air and water quality, and the control of pollution, waste, noise and radiation
Last updated: 1 August 2014