New Zealand’s Waste Disposal Levy has been at $10 a tonne since its introduction. Research suggests there will be benefits if we increase the rate of the levy and how it is applied,
Eunomia advocates implementing a series of ‘best in class’ measures addressing specific items that are clearly identifiable as contributors to marine litter, including deposit returns, levies on single use plastic items, a comprehensive ban on microbeads, and, using extended producer responsibility to require those placing plastics packaging on the market to bear the full economic cost of collecting and treating them.
In this report, prepared jointly with Resource Media, we analyse recycling data from around the world to understand which countries really lead the municipal waste recycling league table.
This waste stocktake report has been undertaken to help construct a comprehensive picture of waste management in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions.
These guidelines provide good practice guidance to territorial authorities (TAs) on how to use Waste Disposal Levy money received.