Waste Management and Minimisation Plan
Learning about waste
Wasted New Zealand is a video series that takes you on a journey through our key waste streams here in New Zealand including recycling, waste water, food waste and landfill. Learn about where all of our waste goes and what we can all do to make a difference!
Watch the full series of videos
Waste free summer – let’s make it happen!
Waste-free parenting workshops
There are a lot of ways to do your bit for the environment and composting is an easy one. When we throw away green waste, such as food scraps or lawn clippings, it ends up in our landfill. Composting is an inexpensive, natural way to deal with this waste. Composting will help you reduce green house gas production and decrease landfill deposits while saving you money and improving your garden.
Find out more about home composting.
Home composting workshops
Want to learn how to compost? Come along to one of the workshops we're holding in partnership with Taupo Community Gardens in Taupo or Awhi Farm in Turangi that aim to educate interested residents on how to make composting work for them in their own backyards.
Check home composting workshop dates and register.
For more information on what you can and can't recycle see our Recycling webpage.
Commercial quantities of waste
For more waste reduction information phone 0800 22 77 47
Agricultural or farm chemicals
For more about agricultural or farm chemical collection phone 0800 24 36 78 (charges may apply).
Problems with unaddressed advertising
Telephone the Marketing Association on 0800 111 081