Your chance to take action on plastic waste crisis - and give your feedback on govt proposals. Submissions close Dec 4th.
We have already made our submission and to help you we are sharing our responses - MfE Plastics submission - simple questionnaire
Chances are you like many kiwis care deeply about plastic waste and pollution, and want to do the right thing. Yet we also have one of the highest rates of waste-to-landfill per capita in the OECD.
To make Aotearoa a place where plastic rarely becomes waste or pollution, and we protect our natural environment and marine life from the impacts of plastic waste.
The Government has pledged to shift away from low-value, and hard-to-recycle plastics and phase-out more single-use items.To do this the Government proposes regulations to phase out:
* certain hard-to-recycle plastic types (Proposal 1)
* seven single-use items (Proposal 2).