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Reduce, reuse, recycle, rejoice

Reduce, reuse, recycle, rejoice

Wastebusters is open 9am to 5pm every day this summer, except Christmas Day. For those last minute Secret Santa presents, or something special for yourself, shop secondhand first and find something you love at Wasties. Plus, we have gift vouchers for the Wasties’...

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Plastics recycling at Wasties

Plastics recycling at Wasties

Wastebusters commitment to real recycling can sometimes force us to change the materials we accept for recycling, as the industry grows and matures. We’re able to send our plastics #1, #2 and #5 to onshore reprocessors to be made into something new, which we’re stoked...

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New GM for Wastebusters 20th Birthday

New GM for Wastebusters 20th Birthday

Wastebusters Board has appointed Tony Pfeiffer to be the new General Manager for Wastebusters.   Board Chair Sally Battson said the Board is delighted to have someone with Tony’s skills and experience joining the zero waste social enterprise as the GM. “It’s very...

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Phasing out problem plastics

Phasing out problem plastics

Want your sour cream without a number 6 and your sushi sans the non-recyclable plastics? Right now submissions are open on the Government’s proposals to phase-out of some hard-to-recycle and single-use plastic items.  Proposal #1: Phase out PVC and polystyrene...

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Wastebusters is celebrating 20 years!

Wastebusters is celebrating 20 years!

It's been 20 years since a group of Wanaka locals got together to start a community recycling centre called Wastebusters. It's time to celebrate!  Throughout November we’ll be sharing stories from the last two decades, and offering ways for the community to celebrate...

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Wastebusters AGM

Wastebusters AGM

It's the double bill we've been waiting all year for! Not one, but two AGMs on Wednesday 25th November at the Wanaka Hotel. 6pm - Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters AGM  6.30pm - Wanaka Wastebusters Ltd AGM  Everyone's welcome, see you there.

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