Pursuant to section 38 of the Waste Minimisation Act 2008, the Minister for the Environment hereby varies the eligibility criteria for the approval of funding projects from the Waste Minimisation Fund (as published in the New Zealand Gazette, 8 October 2009, No. 148, page 3585) by replacing criterion 1, Eligibility – Waste Minimisation Projects, with the following:
“Variation of eligibility criterion 1 – Waste Minimisation Projects
1. Only waste minimisation projects are eligible for funding. Projects must promote or achieve waste minimisation. Waste minimisation covers the reduction of waste and the reuse, recycling and recovery of waste and diverted material. The scope of the fund includes educational projects that promote waste minimisation activity and projects that address litter.”
All other criteria remain unchanged.
This notice takes effect the day after the date of publication in the New Zealand Gazette.
Dated this 14th day of April 2016.
Hon Dr NICK SMITH, Minister for the Environment.