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Great Autumn Apple Drive & Local Food Fair

March 16th, 2016

Wanaka Wastebusters is proud to be sponsoring the Great Autumn Apple Drive & Local Food Fair, brought to you by Local Food Wanaka.  Join us at Rippon Hall on Sunday 3rd April. Entry is free, koha appreciated to help cover costs. …more

Free autumn Dr Compost workshops

February 2nd, 2016

About 30% of a rubbish bag is organic waste. Transform your organic waste into black gold and add fertility to your soil. A healthy soil grows healthy plants! Dr Compost’s free autumn workshops are on now (funded by QLDC to reduce organic waste …more

Vinyl craft ideas

January 18th, 2016

We have boxes of old records for sale at the moment; so many that we’re selling them for just a dollar per record. There are some gems for vinyl lovers but there are also some that no-one is ever likely to …more

Holiday trolley action at Kahu Youth

January 18th, 2016

Our Enviroschools facilitator Si Williams supported a two day trolley building workshop at Kahu Youth. Two teams of young people designed, built and raced the trolleys down the golf course hill. Materials were sourced from the Wastebusters yard, and the young people got hands-on …more

Reuse Customer Service Role

January 5th, 2016

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly, thorough and hardworking staff member to receive, sort and sell reusable stuff in our busy shop and yard. Must be able to work weekends. Applications close 5pm Tuesday 12th January

Rejoice, reuse, recycle

December 9th, 2015

It’s not too many more sleeps until Christmas, so we’ve put together five hot tips for a Christmas which doesn’t cost the earth. A green Christmas has less impact on the environment (and the climate), but it can also be less stressful and …more

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