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Low Waste Living: Kitchen Edition, Arrowtown

June 20 @ 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.

This event is a Green Drinks / Resourceful Communities collaboration!

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

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

  • Recycling 101 & packaging swaps: Discover alternatives from common plastics and simple kitchen swaps to reduce waste without breaking the bank.
  • Zero waste herbal tea-making demonstration: Learn how to craft your own sustainable, zero waste herbal tea blend from common, beautiful herbs that grow in our region. Bring your own jar to take a blend home!
  • DIY cleaning and bathroom demonstration: Learn to whip up cost-effective natural cleaners that actually work. Plus, discover how to craft your own easy and affordable deodorant and scent jars for cleaning or fabric softener.
  • Reusables station: Build your own reusable kit from a selection of freebies, including items like reusable shopping bags, utensils, and straws.
  • Delicious low waste recipes:  Easy-to-follow DIY recipes that are not only low-waste but also healthy and budget-friendly!
  • Low waste shopping tips and Innovative kitchen waste diversion ideas: Discover our top tips on shopping sustainably here in Queenstown and Arrowtown, plus creative ways to repurpose kitchen waste and tips on composting.

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

Tickets are $15pp through Humanitix, which includes snacks & nibbles.

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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 20
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


Sustainable Queenstown


Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall
33 Buckingham Street
Arrowtown, 9302 New Zealand
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