Specialist, independent consultants helping to make sustainable choices the obvious ones


Find out about the 5 policy actions Local Government wants to see for waste


Eunomia has worked with a consortium of organisations to research the impact of potential changes to the waste disposal levy


One of the biggest barriers to managing our waste better in NZ is a lack of good data.  We worked with WasteMINZ, the Ministry for the Environment and Waste Not Consulting to develop the first step to better data.


There’s growing concern about microplastics in our ocean. Find out about the policy approach we believe will best tackle this problem.

Eunomia Research and Consulting offers commercially focused environmental consulting services to public and private sector clients.

Independent advice that makes a difference

We support positive change. Through review and implementation, our clients achieve greater resource efficiency, improve sustainability and become more environmentally responsible.

The keys to good decision making are accurate information, intelligent and appropriate analysis, and clear communication and engagement with stakeholders and decision makers.

One of the first questions we often get asked is “What does ‘Eunomia’ mean?”.  So, for those who were wondering… our name is from the Greek word meaning ‘the good self-ordering of society’.

Recent Work

Unique Emissions Factor Calculator

Eunomia has constructed this handy downloadable calculator to help landfill owners assess the potential financial impact of applying for a waste composition or capture and destruction Unique Emissions Factor (UEF). The file runs in excel and requires version 2003 or...

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News & Views

Zero Waste Events Guide – Free Download

Eunomia worked with Auckland Council to produce this zero waste events guide.  The guide is designed for the non-waste specialist, in particular event managers. It will help you reduce the amount of waste your events produce and work towards zero waste.    It also...

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Waste Disposal Levy Research

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,

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Recycling – Who Really Leads the World?

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.

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