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Nominate it!

October 26th, 2011

Non-recyclable packaging? Ridiculously unnecessary packaging? Packaging that is harmful to the environment? Put in a nomination (or more than one) for the Worst Packaging Award. And while you’re on the site, nominate your favourite packaging for the Best Packaging …more

Whats been happening in our craft and up-cycling world.

October 26th, 2011

What a busy week in the world of craft and up-cycling.  Last Wednesday night was our monthly craft night and we had a great turn out, considering it was the beginning of the Wanaka Fest.  We had 6 people attend …more

Wanaka Locals Stand Up At QLDC Council Meeting

October 25th, 2011

Following on from the public rally on Friday Wanaka community leaders stood up at the QLDC Council meeting today in Queenstown to express their frustrations with the Councils handling of the Wanaka kerbside recycling contract.

We Love Our Community

October 24th, 2011

Today at Wastebusters has been “hug a Matt” day with spontaneous hugs of the staff in the front yard going off the charts. It has been almost three days since the huge turn out of support for Wastebusters and Cinema Paradiso in …more

Wanaka Wastebusters Loses Recycling Contract – Q and A’s

October 19th, 2011

Queenstown Lakes District Council announced yesterday that Wanaka Wastebusters has lost the Wanaka recycling collections and processing contract. The council has chosen the cheapest price, but have they considered the best value for the community???

Upcycling at the Wanaka Fest

October 13th, 2011

Welcome to the wonderful world of up-cycling, this goes along the same theme as our craft nights, but we are bringing it to you during the Wanaka Fest.  We have been asked to share some wonderful tips on how to …more

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