Smart Environmental is the third largest waste and recycling company in New Zealand and operates branches in both the North and South Island. We are 100% locally owned and operated.


Smart Environmental proactively work with our communities and integrate local services to ensure we invest in the local economy.

Our commitment goes beyond our day to day operations, we currently provide financial support for the Tekakano Aotea trust, we support the paper for trees scheme and provide sponsorship for many community initiatives.


We have a dedicated team of locals and hope that we are able to provide environmental solutions to all our stakeholders

Proud to support "Tekakano Aotea trust" 

tree planting programme in Wanaka

Meet our local management team

Ricci's role is to manage Smart's business interests in the Queenstown Lakes district. 

He has a background of 20 years’ experience in manufacturing and operations management roles with Tasman Lumber, Fletchers and Carter Holt


In the past nine years, he has been involved with the waste and recycling industry and is currently in the Love NZ packaging forum working group


He has been involved in product development and continuous improvement programmes and is proficient with health and safety, quality and contract performance management.


Ricci has a strong commercial focus and is involved in the sales and marketing of commercial services, event management and trading of commodities offshore.





Ricci Peyroux

Area manager

Sheila Wrigley has a strong background in commercial recycling. As a co-founder of Wakatipu Waste Recyclers Sheila was pivotal in the growth of recycling within the Queenstown Lakes District. 10 years of operational knowledge has helped her build an excellent general management perspective of the waste industry. 


Current roles involve the planning and routing of Commercial Collections, Event Planning and Scheduling, Accounts and General Administration.

Sheila Wrigley

Administration Systems

Anna Wilson joined the team mid-2018 and is Smarts' Customer Relationship Manager.

Anna brings a wealth of knowledge around digital marketing, Event planning and driving positive customer experience. Key activities are around securing and growing the commercial business within the region and ensuring a high service level is maintained to all our valued clients.


Anna will be involved with rolling out more of our commercial focus in the region


Did we mention Anna is running the New York marathon this year 2019

Anna Wilson

Customer Relationship manager

Jean Baptiste (JB) coordinates the day to day running of the commerecial collection vehicles and general on-site operations.


JB has a background in arboriculture and has worked in forestry. After visiting NZ from France JB is now a proud Kiwi and loves everything the district provides



Jean Baptiste

Operations co-ordinator

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