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Wasties Ski and Snowboard Sale – 9am Sat 12th May

May 3rd, 2018

Put the date aside – Wasties giant ski and snowboard sale starts on Sat 12th May at 9am. We’ll be opening the ski container and putting everything out so you can kit yourself out for the ski season. We have …more

Reuse Customer Service Job

May 1st, 2018

Does giving something a second life make you happy? Do you like showing things off to their best advantage? Wastebusters in Wanaka is looking for a customer service specialist to help find stuff a second home in our busy yard.  …more

Welcome to Mr Manly

May 1st, 2018

Big news!! We have a new Wastebusters cat. Mr Manly is 10 years old and Queenstown Cat Rescue  helped rehome him. He is doing a great job of keeping down rats and mice, who were making the most of our …more

Want to see waste reduction a priority? Your chance to have a say

April 20th, 2018

Waste is growing in our district. Since May 2016, we’ve been sending glass picked up at the kerbside for recycling in Queenstown to landfill. Now Alexandra kerbside glass is going to landfill too. We need a bold vision to move …more

Life without a bin workshop

April 4th, 2018

We can’t wait to host Liam and Hannah from The Rubbish Trip. They’ll be sharing their tips for a life without a bin on Saturday 14th April, 2pm at the St John’s Rooms (4 Link Way). It’s free and you …more

Scissor Sisters save stuff from landfill

March 29th, 2018

These lovely ladies are part of our crew of Scissor Sisters (aka the Cotton Rippers) who have been coming in to Wastebusters for 18 years to cut up cotton rags which we sell for all sorts of cleaning uses. If …more

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