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Low Waste Living: Family Edition, Queenstown

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Reuse superstar Charlie smiling with his arms up while surrounded by illustrations of low waste items: recipe book, glass spray bottle, apple, lunch box and a wooden spoon. In front of the Low Waste Living logo, Sustainable Queenstown logo, QLDC logo and Wastebusters logo.

Join Wastebusters and Sustainable Queenstown for our Low Waste Living: Family Edition event, an evening designed for parents to transform your approach to sustainable living.

Packed with demonstrations, DIY opportunities and insightful tips, this event aims to save you time and money, reduce your household waste and feel good about your impact.

  • Recycling 101 & packaging swaps: Discover alternatives from common plastics and simple swaps to reduce waste.
  • DIY cleaning products demonstration: Learn to make cost-effective natural cleaners that actually work.
  • Deodorant making demonstration: Learn how to save money and avoid pesky plastic packaging with our easy deodorant recipe.
  • Kids reusable kit station: A mix of free reusable items for you to build your own handy reusable kit to avoid single-use plastics! Choose from jars, cups, wraps, cloths, pouches, cotton bags, straws and other handy reusable items.
  • Delicious low waste recipes: Easy-to-follow DIY recipes that are not only low-waste but also healthy and budget friendly!
  • Low waste lunch box ideas: Save money and time with tips on meal prepping with package-free easy alternatives, bulk baking and other useful tricks.
  • Innovative waste diversion ideas: Discover creative ways to repurpose kitchen waste and tips on composting.

Come join us for a fun, chilled evening and enjoy tasty low waste snacks & nibbles while learning how to save money, live a life of less waste and feel good about your impact.

Please note that this event is in Shotover Country, Queenstown. If you’re based in Wānaka, click here to find our Low Waste Living events in Wānaka & Hāwea.

Tickets are available for $10 per person through humanitix and include snacks and nibbles. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to transform your household into a more sustainable haven! 

Low Waste Living series is created by Wastebusters, proudly supported by Queenstown Lakes District Council Zero Waste District Programme and delivered by Sustainable Queenstown in the Whakatipu area.


June 13
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


Sustainable Queenstown


Shotover Primary School
57 Stalker Road, Shotover Country
Queenstown, 9304 New Zealand
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