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Dr Compost advice

February 11th, 2015

Dr Compost workshops are now finished until next spring. If you have a composting question that you’d like answered before then, you can email Dr Compost (Ben Elms) at The Dr Compost home-composting project is funded by QLDC and delivered …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

Appliance recycling

December 15th, 2014

Did you know we dismantle most large appliances on-site for recycling and reuse? We charge $5-$15 per appliance, depending on the size. Click here for the full price list. All the metal is recycled, except for the washing machines cylinders …more

Wastebusters makes surplus

December 3rd, 2014

Wanaka Wastebusters Ltd reported at the AGM that it has made a small surplus for 2013/14. Read about it in our press release. The Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters (FoWW) committee was elected: Rachel Brown (chair), Jo McArthur, Tim Wardell and …more

Late night shopping

December 2nd, 2014

We thought Friday night shopping before Christmas would be fun. Bring your kids and make it a family night out. We’ll be staying open until 8.30pm on Friday 12th Dec and Friday 19th Dec. We’re open 9am-5pm, 7 days for the rest of December …more

Hard times in Alex

November 19th, 2014

Central Otago Wastebusters in Alexandra is going through some hard financial times – kia kaha. Read about it in the ODT. We’re meeting next week about how Wanaka Wastebusters has managed to stay in a strong financial position. Community enterprise …more

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