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Leave only tracks

April 16th, 2014

Love these home-made shoes? Imagine running the Routeburn in them! Ange (one of our Rhythm and Alps recycling crew) is on a mission to run the 2014 Routeburn Classic with minimal impact. We’re sponsoring her with free gear from Wastebusters …more

Hot builders recycle

April 16th, 2014

                                                                                             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 …more

Opening hours for Easter and beyond

April 16th, 2014

Our shop and recycling centre will be closed Good Friday (17th April) and from 9am-noon on Anzac Day (25th April). We are open every other day, 9am-5pm for treasure-hunting, browsing and recycling. You can find us on the corner of …more

No more TV recycling

April 16th, 2014

We are no longer accepting CRT TVs or CRT monitors at our RCN e-Cycle depots in Wanaka or Queenstown. Recycling them has just got too expensive to make a user-pays collection viable (we’d have to charge $40 per TV to …more

Sorting building waste

March 17th, 2014

What are the most common materials that builders recycle? Cardboard, metal and glass – from the after-work beers! Breen have been trialling recycling systems on their building sites. “You have to clean up anyway, so it’s not really any more …more

See you at the A&P show

March 5th, 2014

Bis and the crew will be collecting all the rubbish and the recycling from the A&P show this weekend. You can help them out by putting rubbish and recycling in the right bins (coffee cups are the tricky one – …more

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