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Living in an orange world

Living in an orange world

Wasties has long been a fan of orange clothing, and now, all of us in the South Island are living in an orange world. We want to let our customers know what that means when you come in to shop, drop or recycle with Wastebusters, to make sure we keep everyone feeling...

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Wastebusters + Friends of Wastebusters AGMs

Wastebusters + Friends of Wastebusters AGMs

It's that time of year again - everyone's favourite double bill! Join us at the Wanaka Hotel (25 November 2021) for the Wastebusters and Friends of Wastebusters AGMs: 6pm - Friends of Wastebusters AGM  6.30pm - Wastebusters AGM  Everyone is welcome!   Minutes and...

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ZWN submission guides on waste proposal consultations

ZWN submission guides on waste proposal consultations

The government is current seeking input into two super important issues: Te kawe i te haepapa para: Taking responsibility for our waste a new waste strategy (consultation open until 10 December 2021) Te hau mārohi ki anamata: Transitioning to a low-emissions and...

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Still leading the way to zero waste at 91

Still leading the way to zero waste at 91

Fred Peyton is a Wastebusters Alexandra original. The loyal volunteer attended the organisation’s first meeting 23 years ago and has been a valued member of the Wastebusters family ever since. At the age of 91, Mr Peyton can still be found on the sorting line every...

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We want a comprehensive bottle refund scheme for Aotearoa!

We want a comprehensive bottle refund scheme for Aotearoa!

IT'S ACTION TIME! (Click on the link HERE) A comprehensive Container Return Scheme (CRS) which includes glass bottles is the best way to support refill options and raise recycling rates in Aotearoa. This is a critical time in the decision-making around a CRS. You can...

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Say no to incineration

Say no to incineration

Wastebusters is passionate about zero waste. That’s why we strongly oppose proposals to introduce burning of rubbish in large incinerators, which is in direct conflict with our zero waste goals. There have been a spate of proposals from overseas companies to introduce...

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