In New Zealand we have lots of opportunities to reduce waste and recover useful resources from waste. To boost efforts in this area, the Waste Minimisation Fund provides funding for waste minimisation projects.
The Ministry for the Environment is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Ozone Layer Protection Regulations 1996. The regulations manage the import and export of ozone depleting substances.
The Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry for Primary Industries have produced a guide to help local government and communities implement the Government’s policy on fresh water.
Read the Minister's announcement [Beehive website].
New Zealand's climate change target: Our contribution to the new international climate change agreement: Summary of consultation responsesJuly 2015