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New waste action targets makers of goods

Friday 9 Aug 19 10:00am

Only 30 per cent of the 4.6 million tyres coming to the end of their lives in New Zealand every year are recycled.

 

PRODUCERS and users of electrical and electronic goods, farm chemicals and plastics, tyres, refrigerants and packaging could be about to become legally responsible for their disposal.

Associate environment minister Eugenie Sage has just announced she wants to declare six categories of priority products under the Waste Minimisation Act.

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