Keen On Joining Our team?

Free Battery Recycling Comes to Waipā

Free recycling for household batteries is now available to the Waipā community in both Te Awamutu and Cambridge thanks to support from the Te Awamutu and Cambridge Community Boards. In Te Awamutu, there is a permanent household battery collection stand

By |E-waste, News, Recycle, Urban Miners, Waipa|

Urban Miners E-Waste Truck Ready for Action Thanks to Local Firm

Waipā e-waste recyclers Rotary Urban Miners can now collect and transport e-waste in a purpose-built truck thanks to local family-owned business C&R Developments. The truck was gifted to Urban Miners from the Waipā District Council last year in recognition of

By |E-waste, News, Urban Miners, Waipa|

Urban Miners Reach Out To Local Business Community for E-Waste

Urban Miners collaborated this week with the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce to host a 'Mine and Dine' for local businesses. Visitors from more than 25 businesses attended the event which was held in conjunction with an e-waste processing session at

Urban Miners Hit 60 Tonnes of E-Waste Diverted From Landfill

At the close of 2023, Urban Miners successfully diverted 59,935 kg of e-waste from landfill since operations began in December 2020. This is similar to the weight of an Airbus A321. This does not include the weight of refurbished and

By |E-waste, News, Recycle, Urban Miners, Waipa|

Urban Miners Celebrate Another Successful Year

Urban Miners celebrated their third year of operation at their annual Christmas barbeque over the weekend. Chairman Mark Hanlon commented “Another spectacular year! Our number one mission is to collect and divert e-waste from landfill, and during the last financial

By |E-waste, Urban Miners, Volunteers|

Urban Miners Finalists at Sustainable Business Awards

Waipa e-waste recyclers Urban Miners are very proud to be named as a finalist for the Outstanding Collaboration Award at the 2023 New Zealand Sustainable Business Awards. The Outstanding Collaboration Award, sponsored by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

By |Awards, News, Urban Miners|


Urban Miners would like to thank our principal sponsors Waipā District Council Waste Minimisation Fund, Cambridge Community Board, Te Awamutu Community Board, and Waipā District Council for their support. We are also grateful for the support of our other sponsors as shown below.

Go to Top