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Still leading the way to zero waste at 91

Still leading the way to zero waste at 91

Fred Peyton is a Wastebusters Alexandra original. The loyal volunteer attended the organisation’s first meeting 23 years ago and has been a valued member of the Wastebusters family ever since. At the age of 91, Mr Peyton can still be found on the sorting line every...

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We want a comprehensive bottle refund scheme for Aotearoa!

We want a comprehensive bottle refund scheme for Aotearoa!

IT'S ACTION TIME! (Click on the link HERE) A comprehensive Container Return Scheme (CRS) which includes glass bottles is the best way to support refill options and raise recycling rates in Aotearoa. This is a critical time in the decision-making around a CRS. You can...

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2021 Survey Report: Big win for BYO cups

2021 Survey Report: Big win for BYO cups

Thanks to everyone who took part in our 2021 Resourceful Communities survey! See the full report HERE.  We asked people in Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes about a range of behaviours from taking your own cup or container, to refilling and repairing, all with the...

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Wastebusters sites closed in level 3

Wastebusters sites closed in level 3

Welcome to Spring and Alert Level 3! Here's an update on what’s happening at Wastebusters: Our sites remain closed to customers in L3 as we can't do contactless customer service. Staff are working in bubbles onsite to get everything ready and super sparkly for L2,...

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BYO container this Plastic Free July!

BYO container this Plastic Free July!

This Plastic Free July you might notice our posters popping up around town. We want to support businesses to support you to use your own reusable container and cup (and not just for July!). Our region is well on the way to becoming a single-use cup free town but we're...

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‘The True Cost’ film screening

‘The True Cost’ film screening

Join us for a screening at Rubys Cinema of ‘The True Cost’, an acclaimed documentary that takes a hard look at the impacts of the fast fashion industry. Wednesday 9 June, 7pm (for 7.30pm start). Tickets available only at Wānaka Wastebusters shop. $17 per ticket, which...

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