The New Zealand Waste Strategy outlines the Government's strategic direction for waste management and minimisation in New Zealand.
Alot has changed since the 2002 New Zealand Waste Strategy was written:
These changes have made it necessary to update the New Zealand Waste Strategy to reflect the Government’s new priorities for the waste sector. These priorities are reflected by the Strategy’s two goals:
These goals provide the necessary guidance for local government, businesses and communities when planning local or regional waste management and minimisation activities.
Waste Minimisation Discussion Document Summary of Submissions- provides a high level analysis of submissions received from the Waste Minimisation in New Zealand discussion document published in March 2009.
Last updated:14 October 2010