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What’s hot and what’s not at Wanaka Wastebusters.

August 4th, 2011

When I started working at Wanaka Wastebusters it felt like playing pass the parcel. (I could use the analogy of an onion, but that’s way less appealing than pass the parcel!) The game where you pass round a present to …more

New Position: Media and Communications Advisor

August 3rd, 2011

We are looking for a self-motivated, organised person who can hit the ground running and: is passionate about waste minimisation and sustainability can develop and implement advertising, branding, media, social media and communications plans has experience in environmental issues can …more

Letter from the big smoke-Unpackit winners recap on their trip

July 27th, 2011

What a fabulous couple of days we had in Wanaka Thanks to Wanaka Wastebusters and the generosity of local businesses and people!

Crafty blankety goodness at Wastebusters

July 22nd, 2011

Our third monthly craft night at Wastebusters was a great success.  Leanne had collected up some old blankets that we couldn’t sell in the shop and some offcuts as well.  There was so much to choose from it was hard …more

Unpackit Prize Winner comes to Wanakakakakakaka………….

July 14th, 2011

Well, what a week of excitement it has been here at Wanaka Wastebusters….. You may have thought that you had heard the last of Unpackit for the meantime……Not so! …….Earlier in the year you may remember we ran a competition …more

Cutting food waste to feed the world

June 28th, 2011

A recent FAO report on food waste was released in May at Save Food!, an international congress held in Düsseldorf at the trade fair of the international packaging industry Interpack2011. Basically, people waste a lot of food. And the richer they are – …more

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