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Work at Wastebusters

Friendly, hard-working and positive Reuse Customer Service Superstars wanted to receive, sort and sell stuff in our busy Wanaka shop and yard. Like the rest of our epic team, you’ll be friendly, hard-working and positive with experience in customer service And …more

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EOI communications/behaviour change specialist

Wastebusters is an innovative community enterprise based in Wanaka with the mission of leading the way to zero waste. We are expecting 2019 to be a big year for our communications team. We’re looking for Expressions of Interest from people …more

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Wastebusters needs you!

Our back yard recycling team is gearing up for the busy summer ahead so we are employing extra staff. Looking for people with a sense of humour and decent dance moves who enjoy helping people out and working with a …more

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Wastebusters AGM’s Thursday 29th Nov

What’s better than a Wastebusters AGM? Two Wastebusters AGM’s!! Come along on Thursday 29th Nov in Cromwell Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters AGM at 6pm Wanaka Wastebusters Ltd AGM at 6.30pm Venue: Cromwell & Districts Presbyterian Church (Bannockburn Room) 10 Elspeth Street, …more

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Container refunds for recycling – bring it on

Have you ever read the back of a bottle and seen that it’s worth 10c in South Australia? We are really keen to see a similar refund system for all drink bottles and cans in New Zealand. Container deposit-refund systems …more

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Get gardening and composting with Dr Compost

Growing your own veggies is a great source of cheap, healthy and super-fresh food, and it can be a great way to reduce waste too. No more plastic packaging to take home, plus you can transform all your garden and …more

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Do you want to say goodbye to plastic bags?

The Government has proposed banning single use plastic bags – but they want to hear what you think. It’s not a done deal, so it’s well worth putting in a submission. You can do a submission in as little as …more

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Join the Wasties crew

Reuse Customer Service Sales Assistant. We have a full-time job in our Wanaka Yard and Store; receiving, sorting and selling stuff in our busy shop and yard (must be able to work weekends). You’ll be enthusiastic about zero waste, friendly …more

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Rethink, reduce, reuse, recycle and dance!

For anyone that hasn’t seen the Wastebusters movie ad – here it is! Of course we’d still recommend a night out at Cinema Paradiso to see it in full-screen glory (and to enjoy a home-made cookie or ice-cream). A massive thanks to …more

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Be part of the journey to zero waste

We are looking for Directors for the Wastebusters Board. This is a voluntary governance role with a three year term and involves monthly board meetings. Experience in marketing or strategic business development would be an advantage. Email fowwbusters@gmail.com if you’re …more

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