Due to the recent heavy rainfall, a number of roads and walking/cycling tracks in the Waikato are closed. If you are travelling to or through the Waikato region, please visit Waka Kotahi’s Journey Planner website for up-to-date roading information and check the local Council’s Facebook page for the latest updates and advice.

Customers, employees, and other stakeholders expect that companies take responsibility for their sustainability practices, which means that waste minimisation is a key part of doing business.

We’ve compiled resources from each of the Waikato-based councils outlining the business recycling and waste programs in each area and how you can reduce the waste created by your business.

Hamilton City Council
Customers, employees, and other stakeholders now expect that companies take responsibility for their sustainability practices, which means that waste minimisation is a key part of doing business. Visit the Hamilton City Council’s Waste Minimisation for Business page for tips and guidelines on implementing waste minimisation in your workplace.

Waipa District Council
Check out this page for waste minimisation tips, services, events, and great local producers to help you be a mighty local!

Waikato District Council
Waikato District Council have a range of resources for minimising both business and household waste.

Waitomo District Council
Waitomo District Council have some great resources for minimising waste, including event waste minimisation and recycling e-waste.

Otorohanga District Council
For waste minimization work in the Otorohanga area and information about the services available, visit www.otodc.govt.nz/services/refuse-recycling/

Matamata Piako District Council
Matamata Piako District Council has developed a Waste Management and Minimisation Plan that works towards Working towards a low-waste future and a circular economy.