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Level 2 at Wastebusters

Level 2 at Wastebusters

We’re so excited to welcome you back onsite! As you’d expect, there are some changes during L2. Here’s the low down: Reuse drop off: We love to rehome your unwanted treasures! Please stay in your car until one of our staff gives you instructions on how to unload...
Wastebusters sites closed in level 3

Wastebusters sites closed in level 3

Welcome to Spring and Alert Level 3! Here’s an update on what’s happening at Wastebusters: Our sites remain closed to customers in L3 as we can’t do contactless customer service. Staff are working in bubbles onsite to get everything ready and super sparkly...
Busy summer for glass recycling

Busy summer for glass recycling

Our recycling crews have been super busy over the summer months, with 213 tonnes of glass recycled through our Wānaka and Central Otago drop offs, and from events and businesses in Wānaka, Hāwea, Cromwell and Alexandra.  That’s more than a million beer bottles (or...
Wanaka’s Best Clothing Shop

Wanaka’s Best Clothing Shop

We are humbled to have won three categories at last night’s Locals Choice Awards:  Best clothing shop Favourite sustainability initiative Favourite Wānaka nonprofit We are blown away by our community’s love and support for shopping sustainably and second hand...
Wānaka Autumn Harvest Festival

Wānaka Autumn Harvest Festival

Wastebusters is stoked to support Local Food Wānaka’s 7th annual Autumn Apple Drive.  This awesome event tackles food waste while celebrating the autumn harvest with a communal chutney making session headed by Lorne from Pirate Pickles, and fresh juice pressing with...