This section describes how we support waste minimisation initiatives under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 and other relevant legislation.
Waste legislation and strategy
In this section
Information about the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 and regulations under this Act.
An overview of the legislation and international agreements that provide the legal framework for the New Zealand waste sector.
Government regulations banning plastic microbeads took effect on 7 June 2018.
About the waste strategy's approach and goals and how it impacts local government, businesses and communities.