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Sustainability

NMWaste is on the front line of sustainability. 

Our mission is to value and re-use all waste as a resource. 

- We protect the health and safety of our employees and community;

- Use energy, and water, as efficiently as possible;

- Comply with local authority and national environmental regulations; Health and Safety at Work Act 2015; Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough City Council Trade Waste By-Laws; Land Transport Act; Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017; Environment Act 1986; Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods NZS5433; Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.


Actions include;

- Bio-Spreading at Rabbit Island

- Low emission new trucks

- Waste oil collection for recycling

- Exchanging single-use items with re-useable

- Paperless office

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Bio-Spreading at Rabbit Island

Nelson Marlborough Waste specialises in the spreading of biosolids as a fertiliser at Rabbit Island, Tasman, under contract for the Nelson Regional Sewerage Business Unit. 


This has two benefits:

1. Rabbit Island has been transformed from a low productivity to a high productivity site. I.e. the trees grow larger and faster than anywhere in the region.

2. Discharges into Tasman Bay are significantly reduced.

NMWaste is the most experienced bio-spreading company in New Zealand.

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Waste Oil Collection

NMWaste provide a free pick-up service in Nelson, Tasman, Blenheim and Picton areas for larger volumes, which council transfer stations won't accept.

We filter and dewater the waste oil we collect so it can be reused.

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