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Trolley Derby photos

October 29th, 2014

Thanks to everyone who helped make it such a great day – Radio Wanaka, our prize sponsors Black Peak Gelato and Cinema Paradiso, our volunteers and especially the handy trolley builders and fearless drivers. If you would like a jpg …more

Dr Compost Queenstown workshop

September 24th, 2014

Only one more free spring workshop from local composting guru Ben Elms. It’s free, thanks to funding from QLDC to reduce organic waste in the landfill. Get composting workshop: Tues 4th Nov,   6-8pm, Harvest Community Gardens   Gorge Rd, Queenstown (bring …more

Wanaka Wastebusters kids trolley derby

September 24th, 2014

Get together with your friends and family and build a trolley for the inaugural Wanaka Wastebusters trolley derby. You could set the land-speed record for Plantation Rd. Wanakafest Saturday 25th Oct at 1pm, outside MAC. Prizes for fastest trolley and the …more

Computer recycling

September 1st, 2014

We recycle computers, cell-phones and all computer accessories. There is a charge to cover safe, responsible recycling. Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world, and it contains toxic heavy metals. Rechargeable batteries, car batteries, eco light-bulbs, waste …more

Exit stage right

September 1st, 2014

Our new signs are in place, and it is now one-way traffic all the way around our place. The new exit is via the gate you can see in the background here, onto the transfer station road. The new system …more

Site improvements

July 28th, 2014

Diggers and earth-moving equipment have started work to make the transfer station/green-waste/recycling area work better. There will be improvements at our recycling centre, including a change to one-way traffic and a new gate to exit by. It will take a …more

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