Zero Waste Resources

By minimising waste, your business can reduce the amount that goes to landfill, save money on disposal costs, and lower the demand for resources. This will help create a low carbon circular economy.

Waste minimisation involves putting in place initiatives for waste prevention and reduction, and for recycling and reusing materials. Find out more in our resources below.

Resources

Reducing Office Waste

This introductory resource will help you develop a waste policy and waste audit for your business, and deal with different waste streams.

Product Stewardship

Product stewardship aims to reduce a product’s environmental impact throughout its lifecycle. Find out more in this introductory resource.

NZ Plastic Packaging Guidance

This practical guide contains advice and information on plastic packaging for New Zealand businesses.

NZ’s Plastic Packaging System

Find out what the key challenges, opportunities and pathways are for creating a circular economy for plastic packaging that works in NZ.

Tackling plastic waste in aquaculture
Introductory resource