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Waste minimisation in New Zealand: A discussion document from the Ministry for the Environment

Publication date:  March 2009
Publication reference number:  ME 924

This discussion document sought feedback on policy proposed to implement the Waste Minimisation Act 2008.As part of the consultation process, we asked for feedback on five topics:

  1. revised targets for the New Zealand Waste Strategy
  2. identifying products that are priorities for product stewardship
  3. identifying funding criteria for the Waste Minimisation Fund
  4. monitoring waste in New Zealand
  5. improving the operation of the waste levy.

Submissions closed on 15 May 2009 and a total of 249 submissions were received. 

View the summary of the submissions document