Zero Waste Projects funded to develop circular economy

“The Zero Waste Network is thrilled to announce it has received funding to roll out its Zero Waste Training project out nationally. The training aims to build capacity and knowledge of how to run community resource recovery enterprises. This is what is needed in order… More >

Government moves closer to Mandatory Product Stewardship

“The Zero Waste Network is pleased with the government’s work plan announced today to advance mandatory product stewardship of tyres, lithium batteries, agrichemicals, e-waste, refrigerants and packaging. While similar consultation processes have been done several times over, we have confidence that this government is prepared… More >

Waste plant possible for Westland

The Press 27 Jul 2019 Joanne Carroll About 1000 tonnes of rubbish may be transported to the West Coast every day, if a revised proposal for a $260 million waste-to-energy plant in Hokitika wins support. The Renew Energy plant was initially mooted for the… More >

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High Impact: New Report provides opportunities for change

Restrictions in New Zealand’s legal structures are holding back impact-driven business such as many of the Zero Waste projects across the country. Structuring for Impact: Evolving Legal Structures for Business in New Zealand is a new report exploring the issues and possible solutions. For our country to better look after… More >