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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

Teamleader wanted for Alexandra

March 7th, 2017

Wastebusters in Alexandra is looking for a customer service superstar who can successfully lead a team. You’ll need to be: • passionate about zero waste • team player and leader • a physically fit, jack of all trades Job will …more

Dr Compost answers

January 30th, 2017

As Ben couldn’t be at the autumn workshops, he promised to answer any tricky questions that came up. If you have any other veggie gardening or composting questions, email him on Can I use raspberry canes in compost? Yes, …more

Kaikoura clean up

December 16th, 2016

Our buddies in Kaikoura, Innovative Waste Kaikoura, are responsible for dealing with all the waste in their town. Like us, they’re a community recycling enterprise which is committed to zero waste, and normally they divert about 75% of the town’s …more

Rejoice, reuse, recycle

December 16th, 2016

Too much recycling for your kerbside bin? Bring it down to us at Wastebusters  – it costs just $1 in Wanaka for a crate of household recycling, and it’s free in Alexandra – thanks to CODC funding. We’re open 9am-5pm, …more

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