Is the national landfill levy scheme about to increase?

Is the national landfill levy scheme about to increase?

These days, most consumers prefer to buy experiences rather than material things. Doing so makes them happier, according to a recent survey. Well, this shift in consumer spending doesn’t seem to have reduced the amount of waste that ends up in New Zealand landfills,...
Is the landfill levy about to go up?

Is the landfill levy about to go up?

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the landfill levy — what it’s for and a bit about its background. I explained how the levy is probably not high enough in New Zealand to really encourage people to take a more responsible approach to how they deal with waste....
What you need to know about the landfill levy

What you need to know about the landfill levy

At Pink Bins, we’d like to see Kiwi households take more responsibility for their waste. The New Zealand Government wants the same thing, which is why it charges a $10 landfill levy for every tonne of landfill waste. How does the landfill levy affect you? Well, of...