Develop uses for recycled materials in infrastructure

Section: 6.5. Moving to a circular economy


Responsible agencies should:

  1. Identify opportunities for more domestic reprocessing, including for plastics (especially e-waste), metals, fibreglass, plasterboard and aggregate.
  2. Develop relevant technical specifications and national standards for the re-use of recycled construction materials in infrastructure.
  3. Support innovation in, and the procurement of, infrastructure design and construction to enable a greater use of recyclable materials in infrastructure.


  • Manatū Mō Te Taiao | Ministry for the Environment
  • Local Government
  • Hīkina Whakatutuki | Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment


2022 - 2031

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