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February 2006Between 2003 and 2006 the Ministry and 13 regional councils worked together to collect agricultural chemicals, mainly from rural properties. This report provides an estimate of the amount of intractable agrichemicals remaining on New Zealand farms following the completion of the programme. Read more
A literature review on the environmental and health impacts of waste electrical and electronic equipmentJune 2006This report assesses the state of knowledge and consensus on the environmental and health impacts of post-consumer waste electronic and electrical equipment, within the context of New Zealand landfills and potential illegal dumping. Read more
Identifying, investigating and managing risks associated with former sheep-dip sites: A guide for local authoritiesNovember 2006This guideline was developed to help local authorities address the potential risks from contaminated sheep-dip sites. It provides best practice advice on identifying potentially contaminated sheep-dip sites, and determining the acceptable level of contamination for various land uses. Read more
November 2006This report was prepared by the Ministry for the Environment to assist and inform work on the use of waste levies and other options for funding waste minimisation activities. Read more