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Easter opening hours

April 13th, 2019

Wastebusters will be closed on Easter Friday so these crazy characters can get a sleep-in and enjoy some hot-cross buns with their families and friends. We’ll be open our normal hours (9am-5pm) during the rest of Easter, including Easter Sunday …more


April 11th, 2019

Upcycling is a great way to transform something past its best into a useful object. It’s also a great chance to talk to your children about reducing waste and making things last longer. T-shirt bags can be made with minimal …more

Wasties Ski Sale

April 3rd, 2019

The Wastebusters giant ski & snowboard sale will be held on Saturday 4th May, starting at 9am. Preloved skis, snowboards, boots, jackets, pants, gloves, goggles and more – we’re aiming to get all our ski gear out on that day. …more

Get your free composting workshop tickets today

February 26th, 2019

The free Winter Veggie workshops and Easy Ways to Compost workshops are booking out fast, so don’t miss out. You can reserve a place through the Dr Compost Facebook page or the eventbrite website. If you want to be first to know about …more

New Role – Communications Coordinator

February 19th, 2019

We are looking for a new person to join our zero waste communications team in Wanaka.  You’ll have excellent writing skills, creative ideas and a passion for sustainability and zero waste.  Experience in behaviour change, social media, event management and …more

Wastebusters needs you!

November 13th, 2018

Our back yard recycling team is gearing up for the busy summer ahead so we are employing extra staff. Looking for people with a sense of humour and decent dance moves who enjoy helping people out and working with a …more

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