Briefing sheet for the Auckland WMMP submission

Councils all around the country are required by the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 to set out a plan for how they are going to deal with waste. Auckland Council is currently asking for feedback on its Draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan. Because of the… More >

Pure Tour: Action on plastic pollution

In February this year, world experts on plastic pollution and marine debris will be touring the North Island as a part of the PURE Tour, engaging with communities, NGOs, scientists and government, to share what they have learned about the global problem of plastic pollution. Anna Cummins and Marcus Eriksen… More >

Awards galore

A massive congratulations to our award-winning friends and Zero Waste Network members in the sector this month. It’s so good to see hard work and good people getting recognition. WasteMINZ won the Communicating Sustainability category at the Sustainable Business Network Awards for their Love Food Hate… More >

CDS explainer

CDS. We here at the Zero Waste Network throw around these three letters all the time, but its important to remember not everyone knows what we’re talking about (Container Deposit Systems) or why it’s a good idea (increased recovery), let alone how it would work.… More >