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What an amazing opening weekend! Hundreds of people came to our annual ski and snowboard sale on Saturday and picked up gear for the snow season. We still have lots of preloved skis, snowboards, boots, jackets, pants, gloves, goggles and more, so come along to...

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Get your free composting workshop tickets today

The free Winter Veggie workshops and Easy Ways to Compost workshops are booking out fast, so don't miss out. You can reserve a place through the Dr Compost Facebook page or the eventbrite website. If you want to be first to know about future workshops,...

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New Role – Communications Coordinator

We are looking for a new person to join our zero waste communications team in Wanaka.  You'll have excellent writing skills, creative ideas and a passion for sustainability and zero waste.  Experience in behaviour change, social media, event management and community...

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Wastebusters needs you!

Our back yard recycling team is gearing up for the busy summer ahead so we are employing extra staff. Looking for people with a sense of humour and decent dance moves who enjoy helping people out and working with a team keen on zero waste. We need you to be available...

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Wastebusters AGM’s Thursday 29th Nov

What's better than a Wastebusters AGM? Two Wastebusters AGM's!! Come along on Thursday 29th Nov in Cromwell Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters AGM at 6pm Wanaka Wastebusters Ltd AGM at 6.30pm Venue: Cromwell & Districts Presbyterian Church (Bannockburn Room) 10...

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Container refunds for recycling

Have you ever read the back of a bottle and seen that it's worth 10c in South Australia? We are really keen to see a similar refund system for all drink bottles and cans in New Zealand. Container deposit-refund systems lead to extremely high recycling rates (up to 99%...

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