Waste Minimisation

Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2011-17

The Waste Management and Minimisation Plan describes how we currently manage our waste and how the Council believes we should be managing our waste in the future.

Key initiatives within the plan are:

  • To encourage a nd support waste minimisation
  • Promote and support environmental education and waste minimisation initiatives within the district.
  • Encourage recycling of material and diversion from landfill where possible

Download the Waste Management and Minimisation Plan.

Waste Minimisation Community Fund

The Waste Minimisation Community Fund has been established to increase the number of waste minimisation activities in the Waipa District.

The April funding round closes Tuesday 26 April 2016.

Find out more about the Waste Minimisation Community Fund. 

Waste minimisation projects

Agrecovery - Agricultural chemical recovery

What’s in your shed? Do you have unwanted or expired agrichemicals lying around on your farm? 

Agrecovery are currently doing a big push to help farmers deal with their collections of expired and potentially dangerous chemicals by offering free or subsidised chemical disposals for some chemicals.

For more info head to the Agrecovery website

Waste Minimisation Tips

On average every kiwi household sends 800kg of waste to landfill each year. Reducing your household waste is not only better for the environment but will reduce the amount you pay for rubbish disposal. 

We've put together a few tips to help you reduce your daily waste.

Page reviewed: 18 Apr 2017 1:10pm