The Ministry for the Environment has released the Situational Analysis report Eunomia wrote last year. Our work analysed the impact of China’s moves to ban scrap material imports on the New Zealand recycling industry. You can download a copy here:

https://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/waste/national-resource-recovery-project-situational-analysis-report

The situational analysis report has also been quoted in the media:

https://i.stuff.co.nz/environment/112514196/plans-for-more-onshore-waste-recycling-to-be-revealed-by-government

This was part of the Government’s announcement about it’s plans to assist the recycling industry in response to the recycling market crisis. One of the key recommendations was to develop more onshore processing of recovered materials.

https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/388932/government-reveals-recycling-plans-following-china-s-waste-import-ban

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