Waste levy extension: Estimates of extending and raising levy

10 December 2019

By Peter Clough

This report was commissioned by the Ministry for the Environment to help assess potential options for changes to the existing landfill levy, which is established under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008. 

NZIER have modelled costs and benefits of changes to the landfill levy based on published estimates of the numbers and types of landfills present in New Zealand.