Wanaka Wastebusters kids trolley derby

1-Jem frontGet together with your friends and family and build a trolley for the inaugural Wanaka Wastebusters trolley derby. You could set the land-speed record for Plantation Rd.


Saturday 25th Oct at 1pm, outside MAC.

Prizes for fastest trolley and the best decorated. (Thanks to Cinema Paradiso and Black Peak Gelato for prizes!) Age-groups: 7 and under, 8-10, 11 plus. Helmets and brake essential.  Read the trolley and race rules.

Dr Compost spring workshops

DSC_1161 (800x531)Don’t miss these informative workshops from local composting guru Ben Elms. And they’re free, thanks to funding from QLDC to reduce organic waste in the landfill.

Get growing – tap in to 30 years experience in raised beds, seed sowing and growing abundant vegetables. Ben shares the stage with master gardener Frankie Deans.

Bountiful vegetable gardening
Tuesday 14th October, 6-8pm
Aspiring Beginnings, Warren St

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Exit stage right

1-Signs 3Our new signs are in place, and it is now one-way traffic all the way around our place. The new exit is via the gate you can see in the background here, onto the transfer station road.

The new system makes it quicker and easier for anyone wanting to drop recyclables off on the way to the tip. And safer for everyone walking round the yard too.

Hot builders recycle

builder sun ad v1

                                                                                             Hope our new construction recycling ad makes you giggle – thanks to Bex and to Clint from CBG Quality Construction for modelling for us. Clint is one of our original recyclers from the building industry – he’s been recycling onsite for more than seven years. If you’re building a house, ask your builder to set up onsite recycling…It’s easy, and we can help.