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QPS is going worm crazy

April 12th, 2011

Queenstown Primary have been doing an amazing job on tackling their food waste issues. Most of the school is into it, they understand the issues and have been working on ironing out the process of collecting and sorting the waste into the relevant streams. What we realised we needed to do was regenerate the slightly decrepit wooden worm farm.

Regeneration Wanaka

April 12th, 2011

We love it when we have visitors come to our town. We generally find that they bring with them ideas and energy that we can feed from, they inspire us and guide us in new ways of taking action and coming together. We had the Regeneration crew visit us two years ago and I personally have been very excited to have them back.

WYCM go Foraging

March 9th, 2011

Wanaka is a buzz of talk about foraging at the moment. We have fruit and nut trees all over town laden with gorgeous edible delights. The conversation and opinions are varied about how we go about using and sharing these amazing resources. Some are easy to find, some are remote, some public & some private. Monday is Regeneration Wanaka and we need to be fed. It seemed only natural for Wanaka’s Young Change Makers to go exploring town looking for some edible delights.

Vote Now in Unpackit Packaging Awards

February 22nd, 2011

The shortlists for the Unpackit Packaging Awards have been announced, and it was great to see so many small and medium-sized New Zealand businesses dominate the Best category. The Worst category features lots of brightly coloured, non-recyclable, excessive packaging. The …more

Unpackit.org Roadshow poster

February 21st, 2011

One of my many jobs here at Wastebusters is to design posters and other advertising and marketing material not only for Wastebusters but for other projects which are associated with Wastebusters.

Worm Farms and Wilding Pine Control with QPS

February 18th, 2011

Wednesday was one of those EPIC days that happen from time to time in my life. It was my first visit of the year to Queenstown Primary and I had been tasked with working with students on worm farms and …more

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