Shipping hazardous waste
Find out about the process for importing and exporting hazardous waste.
New Zealand belongs to several international environmental agreements covering the import and export of hazardous waste. These agreements are in place to prevent harm to human health and the environment across the world.
Find out which types of waste and e-waste are classified as hazardous.
To export hazardous waste out of New Zealand, you need a permit. Find out how to apply.
To import hazardous waste into New Zealand, you need a permit. Find out how to apply.
Here you'll find details of current permits for the import and export of hazardous waste.
Find out what the requirements are for importing and exporting plastic waste and how to apply for a permit.