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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

Poet no longer in residence

March 2nd, 2015

Sadly we’ve said goodbye to David Merritt, who has driven off in his 1964 Landrover to take poetry to new corners of our country. Thanks for the inspiration to take up a pen or a computer and write down some …more

Poet in residence

February 20th, 2015

Wanaka Wastebusters is very happy to be hosting our very first poet in residence – David Merritt. He’ll be here creating poetry books at Wanaka Wastebusters from salvaged materials from Monday 23rd Feb – Sat 28th Feb. Come and say …more

Dr Compost Wanaka workshop

February 11th, 2015

Don’t miss the last Dr Compost workshop before winter. Fun, info-packed and free! Get Composting: No smell, no fuss composting solutions: bokashi, worms, traditional composting. Tues 24th Mar. 6-8pm, Aspiring Beginnings, 120 Warren St The Dr Compost home-composting project is funded by …more

Leaping into the New Year

January 19th, 2015

The Wanaka Wastebusters crew have been up to their elbows in recycling and reuse goods over New Year and January. Not that we’re complaining – we love the hustle and bustle of summer. Recycling has been flooding in, with many …more

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