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Sewing bee to make Ltd Edition Wanaka bags

August 26th, 2016

Wastebusters is proud to support Plastic Bag Free Wanaka and their goal to make Wanaka plastic bag free by 2019. If you want to support them too, come to the Wanaka Bag Sewing Drive and help create fabulous Wanaka reusable bags. If …more

Love reuse and recycling?

August 23rd, 2016

Enthusiastic, friendly, hardworking person wanted to receive, sort and sell reusable stuff in Wanaka Wastebusters busy yard. Must be able to work full-time, including Christmas – New Year period and be available weekends. You’ll need a clean driving license (including …more

Beeswax wraps

August 6th, 2016

Someone, somehow, worked out that the average child uses 105 metres of plastic wrap a year. Making (or buying) your own beeswax wraps is a fabulous alternative to plastic wrap. All you need is some clean cotton fabric, some organic beeswax (I found …more

Plastic Free July

July 19th, 2016

Did you know that we’re dumping a rubbish truck’s worth of plastic in the oceans every day? Plastic Free July is a great chance to see what plastic you can cut out of your life. You don’t have to be …more

Recycling

July 19th, 2016

For all our holiday visitors, it can be hard to get your kerbside recycling out on the right day. Wastebusters recycling drop-off makes it easier to do the right thing. Bring in your crate of household recycling any day between 9am …more

Reuse Customer Service job

July 6th, 2016

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, friendly, hardworking person to receive, sort and sell reusable stuff in our busy Wanaka shop. You’ll be keen on reuse, waste minimisation and customer service. The job is for 3-4 days work per week, including weekends, …more

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