Members of the NZPSC work across various disciplines and for different institutions (academia, local government and civil society). Each member has different expertise and experience with different products and waste streams.

Please check the table below to find the best person to contact to answer your query.

Jonathon Hannon
NZPSC Chairperson

Specialist areas: zero waste

Coordinator - Zero Waste Academy
Massey University
p: 06 350 5016 - ex: 84810
m: 027 294 9595
Hannah Blumhardt
NZPSC Coordinator

Specialist areas: reusable packaging, single-use plastics, beverage container return scheme, Waste Minimisation Act (2008), product stewardship policy,
circular economy

m: 021 027 96930
Dr Trisia Farrelly
NZPSC Trustee

Specialist areas: plastics,
beverage container return scheme, international plastic pollution policy

Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology
School of People, Environment and Planning; Massey University
p: 06 3569099 extn. 83664
Marty Hoffart
NZPSC Trustee

Specialist areas: tyres, e-waste, beverage container return scheme, waste audits and training

Consultant - Waste Watchers Ltd
p: 07 578 7025
m: 027 230 2256
Prof. Ben Wooliscroft
NZPSC Trustee

Specialist areas: interactions between business and society, business and channel design related to sustainability, ethical consumption

Associate Dean Research
BEL Faculty
AUT University

Brent Aitken
NZPSC Steering Committee

Specialist areas: farm plastics, agricultural chemicals and containers

Romilly Cumming
NZPSC Steering Committee