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Making cents

June 15th, 2017

You know that bit on the back of the bottle about getting a 10c refund in South Australia? Well, there’s a new campaign to get a recycling refund system here in New Zealand too. The Great Kiwi Bottle Drive wants to bring …more

It’s time…

June 15th, 2017

We are proud to support Plastic Bag Free Wanaka in their campaign to make Wanaka plastic bag free by 2019. You can buy your very own Wanaka Bag in our shop, and at other outlets around town, for just $10. …more

Bokashi subsidy – 50% off

June 15th, 2017

Want a convenient, easy and pretty much idiot-proof way to compost? Bokashi buckets and “zing” sawdust will help you get food waste out of your rubbish bin and turn it into a resource for your garden. Queenstown Lakes District Council …more

Join the Wasties crew

June 14th, 2017

Have you got a Class 2 license or are keen to get one? Wastebusters in Wanaka is looking for fit, self-motivated, hardworking and friendly drivers to collect recycling from local businesses. A sense of humour and local knowledge is an …more

Sew Love comes to Wastebusters

March 31st, 2017

Wastebusters is really excited to be hosting the Sew Love repair caravan at our Wankaa recycling centre during the second week of the school holidays. For a small charge, the lovely and colourful Sarah offers clothing repairs on the spot …more

Closed Good Friday and ANZAC morning

March 27th, 2017

Wastebusters in Alexandra and Wanaka will be closed all of Good Friday (Friday 14th April) and on the morning of ANZAC day (Tuesday 25th April). We will open at 1pm on ANZAC Day. Our normal opening hours are 9am-5pm, seven days …more

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