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Not so good for recyclers

April 26th, 2013

This Anchor “lightproof” bottle is causing a stir. Does it make the milk taste better? – the jury seems to be out. But they will be a headache for recyclers, who now have to separate Anchor bottles from other milk …more

Last Get Composting Workshops before Winter

April 19th, 2013

You’ve read his entertaining columns in the Wanaka Sun and the ODT, heard him on Radio Wanaka. Now’s your last chance before winter to get a personal prescription for a composting solution to suit your household.  Don’t miss these Dr …more

Closed ANZAC Day morning

April 19th, 2013

Wanaka Wastebusters will be closed on ANZAC Day morning.  We will open at 12:00pm on the day for shopping and recycling drop offs. Householders can use the after hours drop off for recyclables at any time.  

Next steps for Wastebusters Inc

April 18th, 2013

At last year’s AGM members voted to divide Wastebusters into two parts; a company which does all the day to day business and a society which owns the shares. The rules of the society needed to be adapted. We’ve put …more

Unpackit Awards open

April 17th, 2013

Nominations are now open for the 2013 Unpackit Awards. It only takes a minute to nominate packaging you love or hate. Your chance to encourage companies to choose packaging which is better for the environment.

1,250 TV’s recycled

March 28th, 2013

We’ve hit the 1,250 mark for TV’s recycled in the Lakes District during TV Take Back, but we can still squeeze a few more in. Bring your TVs down to be recycled and pay just $5 (instead of $25)!! Do …more

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