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Our summer hours

Our summer hours

Wastebusters is open 9am-5pm EVERY day except Christmas Day! For those last minute presents, or something special for yourself, shop secondhand first and find something you love at Wasties. Plus, we have gift vouchers for the Wasties’ treasure hunters in your life. If...

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Wastebusters to trial Tetra Pak recycling

Wastebusters to trial Tetra Pak recycling

From 1st January 2022, Wastebusters will start collecting Tetra Pak and similar liquid paperboard cartons as part of a 4 month recycling trial. We can provide this service because Tetra Pak is supporting a company called Saveboard to produce wallboards from recycled...

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Wastebusters is hiring!

Wastebusters is hiring!

Wastebusters is hiring! We’re looking for summer crew members at our Wānaka site. Have fun at work while helping to reduce waste going to landfill and making our community more resourceful. See our Job listings HERE for more details and how to apply....

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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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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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