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A moonshiners delight!

January 8th, 2014

Essencia express Reflux Still and glass carboy on silent auction in the shop.   The perfect thing for the home brewer.  These stills retail for $675 new. You can read all about how it works here.. Auction ends 12:00pm on Sunday …more

Recycling more than ever this summer

January 8th, 2014

Wow!  What a busy few weeks we’ve had at Wanaka Wastebusters.  With the usual influx of holiday makers to Wanaka topped up by almost 10,000 Rhythm and Alps attendees our recycling volumes are up around 20% on last year and …more

Get paid at Rhythm and Alps

December 20th, 2013

Earn money over New Year and enjoy great music for free as part of the Wastebusters recycling crew for Rhythm and Alps. If you’re a hard worker with lots of energy, and you want a New Year to remember, email …more

Open every day except Christmas Day

November 28th, 2013

The Wanaka Wastebusters shop is open 9am-5pm, every day this summer except Christmas Day (we’ve got to celebrate sometime!) Shopping at Wanaka Wastebusters can keep the budget under control.  Choose from the gift table, buy a gift voucher or get …more

A commendation for Unpackit

November 26th, 2013

We were stoked to receive a Judges Commendation for “Communicating Sustainability” in the National Sustainable Business Network Awards. Suzanne McNamara, from Convergence PR &  Marketing presented the commendation to Sophie and Gina.The judges said “Wanaka Wastebusters is an inspiring company …more

Oooh, exciting!

November 13th, 2013

Wanaka Wastebusters is stoked to be a finalist in the Sustainable Business Network “communicating sustainability” award. The competition is pretty fierce, we’re up against Conscious consumers, the Nappy Lady, GoodSense and Niki Harre. So cross your fingers for us on …more

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