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How to Bokashi with Dr Compost

May 11th, 2016

Click here to watch Dr Compost’s YouTube clip on Bokashi Find out how to use the Bokashi bucket fermentation system to compost your food waste. QLDC 2-for-1 subsidy now available at Wanaka Wastebusters and Shotover Garden Centre (rate-payers & residents)

Snow gear out

May 2nd, 2016

Winter is coming. It’s not the wildlings at the gate, but bargain-hunters looking for skis, snowboards, boots and clothing. And luckily for them, there are lots of bargains to be had as we’re restocking the shelves regularly. You’ll find skis, …more

Polystyrene recycling

April 14th, 2016

What’s an iceberg doing in Wanaka? No iceberg here, it’s part of a loadout of 2.2 tonnes of polystrene we sent off to be recycled this month. We’re one of the few recyclers who handle polystyrene, and we’ve got a special …more

Successful Apple Drive

April 14th, 2016

The Great Autumn Apple Drive and Local Food Fair organised by Local Food Wanaka drew together over 130 people to chop, mulch, juice and learn. Around a tonne of apples were made into juice and chutney – most of which …more

Win over $300 of local goodies and stop this ugly sight

April 14th, 2016

Deadline extended until Tuesday 10th May. Are you creative and hate seeing plastic bags littering our environment? Plastic Bag Free Wanaka is running a competition to design a logo/picture to go on a local reusable bag. You’ll win over $300 of goodies from iconic local …more

Open 1pm – 5pm on ANZAC Day

April 14th, 2016

Wastebusters shop and recycling centre will be open 1pm-5pm on ANZAC Day, Monday 25th April. Pop in and see us in Alexandra (Boundary Rd) or Wanaka (corner of Riverbank & Ballantyne Rd). Enjoy some browsing and treasure-hunting time, do your recycling or …more

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