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Climate change talk in Wanaka

October 23rd, 2013

Dr Jim Salinger, climate scientist and author, is coming to Wanaka. He’ll talk about his new book “Living in a warmer world”. Find out how the world is changing and how it will impact on us, including on the Southern …more


October 10th, 2013

We’re stoked to be one of the sponsors of Wanakafest again this year. We’ll be providing all the recycling services for the event for free. We’ve been putting lots of thought into the theme for our truck in the Grand …more

Simon says…

October 1st, 2013

Simon has put together a collection of links and snippets from around the Internet all to do with Education for Sustainability that he has found during September. Have a look, see what you think and let us know if this …more

Turn chipped china into jewellery – upcycling craft night

September 16th, 2013

Ever thought china is too pretty to be hidden away, or love wearing something different? This craft night is for you! We’ll be smashing china plates and turning the pieces into beautiful, original jewellery. Have a look at our Pinterest …more

Get composting workshops

September 10th, 2013

Dr Compost’s gardening and composting workshops, funded by QLDC, are on again. By getting your food scraps and kitchen waste out of your rubbish bag, you’ll help reduce methane from the landfill, and improve soil. Get Composting workshops – turn …more

Waste invaders

September 5th, 2013

Our faithful old kerbside recycling trailer has been transformed into a mobile events trailer AKA the “Recycling Drop Zone”. Thanks to a grant from Keep New Zealand Beautiful, the trailer has had a total makeover and is now ready to …more

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