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Wastebusters is back!

Wastebusters is reopening tomorrow (Friday, 15 May) for recycling, shopping and drop offs, and we can't wait! For all those shoppers looking forward to getting their Wasties fix, here's a wee video of the new protocols we have in place. Enjoy :)  ...

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Wasties winter drop

Wasties winter drop

We can’t have our winter opening day right now, but we can still help you get sorted for the snow with our new e-shop. Find our online store on Facebook by clicking this link - Wanaka Wastebusters E-Shop. Join the group to start shopping your winter wardrobe. Each...

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Wastebusters at Level 3

Wastebusters at Level 3

Kia ora Wastebusters whanau,  The Wasties crew has been perfecting their bread making during lockdown, and thinking of the day we all get to bust out some dance moves together again. Unfortunately, that’s not going to happen in...

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Six Items Challenge survey

Six Items Challenge survey

Wastebusters has today released the results of our Six items Challenge survey, showing the highs and lows of our 4-week challenge. Choosing what you love to wear, accessorising, and not giving a hoot what others thought were winning strategies among our participants,...

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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 your time at...

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Resourceful Communities survey

Resourceful Communities survey

Wastebusters study of barriers to waste reduction and reuse in Central Otago, released in November 2019, reveals 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 our...

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