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The Lake Wanaka Centre was buzzing on Sunday for the annual Waste Free Fair. Co-hosted by Wastebusters and Plastic Free Wanaka, the event provided practical solutions to help people in our community cut down on their waste. Loads of people joined us at our hands-on...

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Waste free inspiration at annual fair

Plastic Free July is on and the annual Waste Free Fair is back! After a hugely successful event last year, Wanaka’s Waste Free Fair will return on Sunday July 14. Co-hosted by Wastebusters and Plastic Free Wanaka, the event is...

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Customer service superstars wanted* (Positions now filled)

Do you love to have fun while giving stuff a new life? We're hiring new staff for our Reuse Shop and Yard in Wanaka. Like the rest of our epic team, you'll have a great sense of humour and be friendly, hard-working and positive. You'll also have experience in customer...

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Easter opening hours

Wastebusters will be closed on Easter Friday so these crazy characters can get a sleep-in and enjoy some hot-cross buns with their families and friends. We'll be open our normal hours (9am-5pm) during the rest of Easter, including Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. On...

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Upcycling is a great way to transform something past its best into a useful object. It's also a great chance to talk to your children about reducing waste and making things last longer. T-shirt bags can be made with minimal equipment - all you need is an old t-shirt...

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