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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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Less waste in lockdown

Less waste in lockdown

Wastebusters' site may be closed for the moment but zero waste (much like my first born) never sleeps! So what can you do to make less waste in lockdown? While the district’s Material Recovery Facility - where the contents of our yellow bins is sorted - is closed...

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