Consultation is now closed for the Draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan

Upper Hutt City Council recently consulted on the draft Wellington Region Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2017–2023 (draft WMMP).

Hearings meeting were held on 22 and 23 May for submitters wishing to be heard.

Council will soon be making decisions on the draft WMMP Upper Hutt local action plan and make recommendations to the WMMP Joint Committee on submissions regarding regional matters in the draft WMMP.

The closing date for all submissions was 5.00pm on Friday 28 April 2017.

Find out more on our dedicated consultation website

About the Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP)

Under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 (the Act) all councils are required to develop a Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP) by 2012.

The Act requires each WMMP to contain a summary of the council’s objectives, policies, methods and funding to “achieve effective and efficient waste management and minimisation within the territorial authority’s district.”

To achieve efficiency and scale (where possible), the nine councils of Wellington region have delivered a joint WMMP that contains both local and joint regional actions.

These actions are supported by funding from the waste levy which is administered by the Ministry of the Environment.

Use the link on the right to view the Wellington Region WMMP.

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Last updated on 23 May 2017