The NZPSC undertakes research, analysis and commentary on product stewardship, and works with central and local government, academia, industry, NGOs, and community to investigate, develop, and implement effective product stewardship schemes and related regulation for the benefit of all of society.

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NZPSC Coordinator, Hannah, making an oral submission at the Environment Select Committee in support of the Kiwi Bottle Drive petition for mandatory beverage container return scheme for New Zealand (2019)

Our recent and current activities


Policy advice and support

  • The NZPSC was represented in the Government-funded beverage container return scheme design process. Our Trustee, Trisia Farrelly represented the NZPSC on the beverage container return scheme design working group; our Coordinator, Hannah Blumhardt, represented the NZPSC on the Technical Advisory Group.

Conference appearances and presentations

In 2020, our Coordinator represented the NZPSC at the following speaking engagements

Publications, written work and submissions

Representatives of the NZPSC have authored or co-authored a variety of reports, articles and submissions to government policy on behalf of the NZPSC. For example: