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  • EDay lands Ministry with glass mountain of waste

    The Ministry for the Environment is sitting on 70 tonnes of waste glass from cathode-ray displays collected during eDay 2009 and has issued a request for Expressions of Interest (EoI) to ensure appropriate disposal of such waste in the future.

  • Hazardous waste tracking goes online

    Between May 2005 and January 2007, New Zealand generated 153 million litres of liquid and hazardous waste. Until recently, it would not have been possible to know that figure because there was nothing in place to measure waste.