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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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Six Items Challenge

Six Items Challenge

This March, Wastebusters is hosting the Six Items Challenge to raise awareness about the dark side of fast fashion. The Six Items Challenge is a way to highlight the over-consumption, waste and exploitation which is part of fast fashion. Globally, we’re making more...

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Your submission counts

Your submission counts

Less litter, better recycling, less waste - what's not to love about regulated product stewardship schemes? It can take less than 5 minutes of your time to get in behind the Government's proposal to bring them in for six harmful waste streams, including packaging....

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Love your work

Love your work

Wastebusters is looking for friendly, hard-working and positive people to join our epic Wanaka crew. You’ll be available at weekends and over Christmas and New Year, and be legally entitled to work in New Zealand for at least six months. Fill in a job application...

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Climate Action Plan response

It's encouraging to see QLDC putting out their first draft Climate Action Plan. Wastebusters have put in our response, and we'd like to see more action, sooner, quicker, bigger. Here's what we've said in our submission: Draft Climate Action Plan response from...

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