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Cardrona river clean-up

September 28th, 2016

Friends of Cardrona River are organising a clean-up day on Saturday November 5th. Meet at the gravel road near the river (past Wastebusters) on Ballantyne Rd at 9am. Bring gloves, sunhats and something to eat and drink. Love this local …more

Imagination + upcycling = SoReal art

September 9th, 2016

What does every broken-down appliance dropped at Wastebusters dream of becoming? A raygun or Crystallion Fabriculator night light made by artist Sean Boyd. A free exhibition of his original sculptures is on now at Central Stories museum in Alexandra. If you …more

Hugh’s War on Waste

September 1st, 2016

Hugh’s War on Waste starts on Choice TV Thursday night at 8.25pm. Entertaining and upfront – this BBC programme changed the way big UK companies look at waste, including food waste and coffee cups. Donations to the biggest food share …more


September 1st, 2016

There will be a public litter pick-up around the lake-front for Keep NZ Beautiful week, organised by Don’t Chuck your Muck. Meet at the Yacht Club at 10.30am on Wed 14th Sept and help keep our town looking beautiful. A big …more

We need your sewing help

August 26th, 2016

A huge shout-out to everyone who is helping to sew our 200 Limited Edition bags. We still have a few bags to be made, so pick up a sewing kit from Gina here in the portacom at Wanaka Wastebusters if …more

Yard job

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

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