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Mr Manly – the Wastebusters cat

Meet Mr Manly, our new Wastebusters cat. Mr Manly is 10 years old and Queenstown Cat Rescue  helped rehome him. He is doing a great job of keeping down rats and mice, who were making the most of our catless …more

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Want to see waste reduction a priority? Your chance to have a say

Waste is growing in our district. Since May 2016, we’ve been sending glass picked up at the kerbside for recycling in Queenstown to landfill. Now Alexandra kerbside glass is going to landfill too. We need a bold vision to move …more

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Life without a bin workshop

We can’t wait to host Liam and Hannah from The Rubbish Trip. They’ll be sharing their tips for a life without a bin on Saturday 14th April, 2pm at the St John’s Rooms (4 Link Way). It’s free and you …more

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Scissor Sisters save stuff from landfill

These lovely ladies are part of our crew of Scissor Sisters (aka the Cotton Rippers) who have been coming in to Wastebusters for 18 years to cut up cotton rags which we sell for all sorts of cleaning uses. If …more

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Wanaka and Alex shop and recycling centres closed Good Friday

Our Wanaka and Alexandra Wastebusters shops and recycling centres will be closed on Good Friday.  But not everyone gets to stay home and eat hot cross buns – our dedicated recycling crew will be busy at Warbirds Over Wanaka picking up all …more

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Recycling Truck Driver – based in Wanaka or Alex

Wastebusters is looking for a fit, self-motivated, friendly truck driver to collect recycling from businesses in Central Otago. If you’d like to be part of a great team, exercise while you get paid and work for zero waste, then this is the job …more

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Ask the Doctor….

Wanaka Workshops coming up this week at the St John’s Rooms, 4 Link Way Winter Gardening workshop  Wednesday 14th March, 6-8pm Harvest fresh, free veggies through the winter. Top crops & microclimates Easy Ways to Compost workshop   Wednesday 21st March, 6-8pm Find out …more

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Come work with us

Are you enthusiastic, friendly and hard-working, with experience in customer service and selling second-hand goods and a passion for zero waste? If the answer is yes, you could be our new Reuse Customer Service Sales Assistant. This is a full-time …more

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Customer service jobs over summer

We have reuse customer service and recycle positions available at Wastebusters in Alexandra over summer. Good pay rates, loads of fun and working for zero waste – hard to find a better summer job than that! These jobs would be …more

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Job application

1120 Wastebusters_Application form for Employment

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