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  • 31 January 2023 / News

    Our Circular Services

    We have launched a new division focused on circularity and keeping waste materials in the supply chain.

  • 30 September 2022 / News / Sustainability

    A $12.5 million investment into B&C plastic recycling

    Waste Management is excited to announce a significant investment into plastic recycling solutions for the building and construction industry.

  • 29 September 2022 / News

    Waste Management sale approved

    The Overseas Investment Office has approved the sale of the Waste Management New Zealand business to Igneo Infrastructure Partners.

  • 18 September 2022 / News

    Waste services to eastern Waikato

    We have been awarded the 10-year contract to run the eastern Waikato’s kerbside collections and transfer operations, as well as implement a food waste collection.

  • 12 June 2022 / News / Sustainability

    Certified: A significant drop in emissions

    Great news! Waste Management has received our ToitÅ« Carbonreduce certification for 2021 – and we have reduced our carbon footprint with a result of 107....

  • 23 May 2022 / News

    Landfills and the Emissions Trading Scheme

    The ETS, or the Scheme, was introduced in 2008 to address climate change.

  • 22 May 2022 / News

    The expanded waste disposal levy

    The Waste Minimisation Act 2008 was introduced to encourage waste minimisation in New Zealand. To help achieve this, under the Act on 1 July 2009, a disposal levy was imposed on waste sent to landfill.

  • 01 April 2022 / News

    Change of ownership

    Beijing Capital Group has announced the sale of the Waste Management New Zealand business to Igneo Infrastructure Partners (Igneo). The sale is subject to Overseas Investment Office approval and is expected to be finalised late 2022.

  • 25 February 2022 / News

    A tale of two generators

    Whitford and Redvale landfill & energy parks are bidding a fond farewell to two of their oldest generators. Each of the generators is now installed and ready to kick into action. The generators are what enable us to convert landfill gas to electricity – and make Waste Management Auckland’s largest producer of renewable energy.

  • 28 November 2021 / News

    APEC CEO Summit 2021

    Earlier this month, New Zealand hosted the APEC CEO Summit - a virtual gathering of the world’s most powerful CEOs, business leaders, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, prime ministers and presidents of APEC economies.

  • 29 October 2021 / News

    Winning big at the Australasian Fleet Champions Awards 2021

    Waste Management attended the Australasian Fleet Champions Awards 2021 by Zoom (COVID strikes again) and our incredible team won three major awards.

  • 19 October 2021 / News

    Climate Leaders Coalition snapshot 2021

    Today, the Climate Leaders Coalition has released its Third Anniversary Snapshot. The team at Waste Management is very proud of how we are tracking to reduce emissions and are committed to helping limit climate change.

  • 19 October 2021 / News

    Waste Management wins Best in Future of Connectedness

    The award was for our Amazon Connect contact centre solution, which lets the team prioritise calls based on customer information and track interactions from inception to completion across the business.

  • 06 July 2021 / News

    WorkSafe prosecution

    Last week the Wellington District Court issued a not guilty verdict to a charge of recklessness against Waste Management following the tragic and avoidable death of one of our team, James Gideon, at Technical Services in Wellington in August 2017.

  • 29 April 2021 / News

    Changes to the national waste disposal levy

    The Waste Minimisation Act 2008 was introduced to encourage waste minimisation in New Zealand. To help achieve this, under the Act on 1 July 2009, a disposal levy was imposed on waste sent to landfill.

  • 16 April 2021 / News

    Leaders in sustainability innovation

    Last night we were thrilled to be announced the winner of Excellence in Innovation at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards Best of the Best for 2020.

  • 19 February 2021 / News

    Climate change, carbon foot printing and the waste industry

    Undoubtedly, climate change is the greatest environmental challenge facing New Zealand and the world.

  • 04 December 2020 / News

    Winners of the Supreme Business Excellence Award

    Last night we were thrilled to be announced as the winners of the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the 2020 Westpac Auckland Business Awards South & East.

  • 20 November 2020 / News

    Kerepehi Incident

    This week, Waste Management was sentenced in relation to a tragic and regrettable incident at Kerepehi in 2017 that seriously injured a contractor when his arm became trapped in a conveyor belt at the tyre shredding facility.

  • 17 November 2020 / News

    Proposal for Tirohia development is publicly notified

    Hauraki District Council and Waikato Regional Council have publicly notified Waste Management’s application to build new landfill cells at Tirohia Landfill & Energy Park.