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September 2005During 2005/06 the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) undertook a review of New Zealand’s environmental performance. This information sheet outlined the nature and process of the review and how interested individuals and groups could get involved. Read more
July 2005This discussion document sets out product stewardship options to deal with wastes that are particularly hard to manage or dispose of, such as electronic waste, cars and used oil. The document also proposed a water efficiency labelling scheme for whiteware, toilets and taps. Read more
June 2005The Marine Environment Classification (MEC) provides a general map that shows the variation in both the physical and biological characteristics of New Zealand's marine area within our Exclusive Economic Zone. Read more
May 2005This paper assesses kerbside organic waste collections, in New Zealand and overseas, and identifies matters for territorial authorities to consider before implementing a collection of this nature. Read more