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Come work at Wastebusters

May 5th, 2015

Jobs don’t come up at Wastebusters often, but today might be your lucky day! We need a Winter Truck Driver who is fit, friendly and self-motivated, with a sense of humour and a Class 2 licence. We’re also looking for a full-time Reuse …more

Nepal Earthquake – Helambu, Solu Khumbu Relief Fund

May 5th, 2015

We are supporting the Nepal Earthquake – Helambu, Solu Khumbu Relief Fund set up by Sophie Ward (our former project manager) and her husband Mal Haskins. Sophie and Mal have been living in Nepal for the last eight months and are …more

Opening 1pm on ANZAC day

April 22nd, 2015

The Wastebusters shop and recycling centre will be opening at 1pm on ANZAC day (Saturday 25th April). We’ll be open 9am-5pm every day from then until Christmas for your second-hand shopping and recycling pleasure.

Closed Good Friday

March 31st, 2015

Did you know that Wanaka Wastebusters is only closed 2.5 days per year, and 1.5 of them are in April? Yep, our shop and recycling centre will be closed on Good Friday (3rd April), and also on the morning (9am-noon) of …more

Love Food Hate Waste New Zealand

March 12th, 2015

As a country we throw out $872 million worth of food that could have been eaten. What a crazy waste! Especially when you think of the cost of growing, transporting, chilling and finally dumping it. Love Food Hate Waste New …more

Bokashi joy

March 4th, 2015

We’re delighted that QLDC is currently subsidising 50 percent off Bokashi buckets starter kits. This is a limited offer, so don’t delay. You’ll only pay $53 for a starter kit (if you live in the Queenstown Lakes District area or pay rates …more

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