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Get your free composting workshop tickets today

The free Winter Veggie workshops and Easy Ways to Compost workshops are booking out fast, so don’t miss out. You can reserve a place through the Dr Compost Facebook page or the eventbrite website. If you want to be first to know about …more

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New Role – Communications Coordinator

We are looking for a new person to join our zero waste communications team in Wanaka.  You’ll have excellent writing skills, creative ideas and a passion for sustainability and zero waste.  Experience in behaviour change, social media, event management and …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

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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RRR 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 …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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