Quick submission - Transforming recycling

Closed 22 May 2022

Opened 13 Mar 2022


Too much rubbish is ending up in landfills and our environment.

We sought your views on three proposals:

Read the full consultation document [PDF, 3MB]

Learn more about the proposals

Watch webinars on the proposals

The consultation closed on 22 May 2022.

What happens next

This consultation closed on the 22nd of May 2022.

Officials are analysing submissions. We received over 6,000 submissions from stakeholders including the general public, councils, NGOs, businesses and the beverage industry. 

The summary of submissions is likely to be published later this year. It will include how many submissions were received for each proposal. The expected timing of Cabinet decisions is late 2022. 

If you have any queries please contact transformingrecycling@mfe.govt.nz.