Accreditation of Product Stewardship Schemes

Accreditation is a form of government recognition. A product stewardship scheme will only be accredited after it has been thoroughly assessed to ensure reductions in environmental harm have been met.

Product stewardship schemes are assessed against the statutory requirements outlined in part 2 of the Waste Minimisation Act.

Use the following resources if you want to apply for accreditation of a non-priority product stewardship scheme:

The contact information for further advice or to send to completed applications to is:


Product Stewardship Accreditation
Ministry for the Environment
Environment House
23 Kate Sheppard Place
PO Box 10362


Last updated:1 November 2012