Network membership is annual and is open to community enterprises, businesses and local authorities. You can join as a Full member, Associate Member or as an Individual supporter. Because we want our membership to be as accessible as possible, pricing is tiered, based on turnover rates for the previous year.

Membership Benefits:

  • Access practical support and mentoring
  • Discounted access to our National Hui
  • Sector lobbying and representation
  • Feature in our member directory
  • Member discounts to selected conferences eg. WasteMinz
  • Receive the latest news and updates in our e-newsletter
  • Use the Zero Waste Network Member logo
  • Display your Member Certificate
  • Eligibility to vote at the AGM and to be elected to the Board of Trustees (Full members only)

Becoming a member

If you are interested in joining the network, please complete the membership form.

Please note that membership is subject to the approval by the ZWNBoard. Prospective members will be informed if approval is not given, and we will be in touch with details about payment if approval is given. 


Membership Types

Full Membership

Community based not-for-profit and co-operative groups actively involved in reduce, re-use and recycling projects. These organisations are either incorporated as one of the following: Company Limited by guarantee, Incorporated Society, Trust or Constituted (with a not for profit/ charitable status clause).

Organisations just starting out can apply for Fledgling status. Membership fees for Fledgling groups is $50 per annum.

Associate Membership

Organisations or companies providing tangible benefits to Full CRN Members, including individuals, small-scale private recyclers, central or regional statutory organisations and local government departments. Also community based reduce, re-use and recycling projects run by statutory or local government departments.

Individual Supporter

If you are an individual who would like to support the work of CRN, you can become part of our CRN supporters team. Your annual supporter fee of $100 will be valuable contribution to the work of the network. Supporters will receive newsletters, discounts to our events and access to the network members.

CRN Membership Fee Structure 2018

Turnover > $100,000 > $500,000 $500.000+
Full

$200

$400

$500

Full (Fledgling)

$50

$50

$50

Associate

$200

$400

$500

Individual

$100

$100

$100