Click on the links below for practical advice and information for builders to minimise their building waste.

ITM Building Guide: How to Minimise Construction Waste

Produced in association with BRANZ, Recyclers of NZ and the Waste Management Institute of NZ. This guide provides builders with simple, cost-effective and practical ways to minimise construction waste. Click here to view a PDF copy. Hard copies are available from your local ITM store.



Site Waste Management Plan

Click here to download your own copy of a site waste management plan for residential construction projects (word format).

Resource Efficiency in the Building and Related Industries (REBRI)

Here you will find practical ways to reduce waste disposal costs by using materials more effectively, recycling and reducing the environmental impact from landfill disposal. Click here to visit the REBRI website.


The Waste Management Institute of New Zealand or WasteMINZ are the representative body of the waste and resource recovery sector in New Zealand. Click here to visit the WasteMINZ website.