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Opening 1pm on ANZAC day

April 22nd, 2015

The Wastebusters shop and recycling centre will be opening at 1pm on ANZAC day (Saturday 25th April). We’ll be open 9am-5pm every day from then until Christmas for your second-hand shopping and recycling pleasure.

Closed Good Friday

March 31st, 2015

Did you know that Wanaka Wastebusters is only closed 2.5 days per year, and 1.5 of them are in April? Yep, our shop and recycling centre will be closed on Good Friday (3rd April), and also on the morning (9am-noon) of …more

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

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