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Wastebusters is closed

Wastebusters is closed

Kia ora whānau Wastebusters sites in Wanaka and Alexandra are now closed following the government’s announcement the country is moving to level four. You can still find us online on Facebook and Instagram. We’d love to see how you reduce and reuse during...
Six Items Challenge

Six Items Challenge

This March, Wastebusters is hosting the Six Items Challenge to raise awareness about the dark side of fast fashion. The Six Items Challenge is a way to highlight the over-consumption, waste and exploitation which is part of fast fashion. Globally, we’re making more...
Resourceful Communities survey

Resourceful Communities survey

Wastebusters has just released a new study of barriers to waste reduction and reuse in Central Otago, revealing people are deeply concerned about their environmental impact. It’s now the social norm to carry our own bag and bottle, and more than 50% of us take...
Your submission counts

Your submission counts

Less litter, better recycling, less waste – what’s not to love about regulated product stewardship schemes? It can take less than 5 minutes of your time to get in behind the Government’s proposal to bring them in for six harmful waste streams,...
Love your work

Love your work

Wastebusters is looking for friendly, hard-working and positive people to join our epic Wanaka crew. You’ll be available at weekends and over Christmas and New Year, and be legally entitled to work in New Zealand for at least six months. Fill in a job application...

Climate Action Plan response

It’s encouraging to see QLDC putting out their first draft Climate Action Plan. Wastebusters have put in our response, and we’d like to see more action, sooner, quicker, bigger. Here’s what we’ve said in our submission: Draft Climate Action...