Zero Waste Ōtaki

Zero Waste Ōtaki are actively committed to: Diverting waste from landfill. Pathways to employment. Community engagement and education. Our first project is Domestic Wood recycling. Aimed at repurposing “good wood” and reducing the waste into landfill. Zero Waste Ōtaki has been developed over the past 3 years by members of the Ōtaki and Kāpiti Coast Community and is run by volunteers. We are based at 1 Riverbank Road Ōtaki, beside the transfer station. We are open to the public every Wednesday 9.30-10.30am, on the last Sunday morning of the month to noon and at other times by arrangement. Volunteer tasks Include: Sorting Wood De-nailing Wood Upcycling Items Building Items (ie: Planter Boxes) Administration and Documentation

https://zerowasteotaki.nz/

Available Roles:

Furniture Upcycler/Restorer

Otaki
Zero Waste Ōtaki
Trades & Maintenance | Both/Flexible

Use your furniture restoration skills to help Zero Waste Ōtaki!

Sponsorship Coordinator

Otaki
Zero Waste Ōtaki
Fundraising | Both/Flexible

Help Zero Waste Ōtaki to develop and maintain good relationships with our sponsors.

Communications Coordinator

Home Based
Zero Waste Ōtaki
Marketing & Communications | Both/Flexible

Help Zero Waste Ōtaki to share and promote our kaupapa and services by becoming our Communications Coordinator!

Admin Support

Otaki
Zero Waste Ōtaki
Administration | Both/Flexible

Help Zero Waste Ōtaki to keep on top of their administration tasks!

Grant Writer

Home Based
Zero Waste Ōtaki
Fundraising | Both/Flexible

Help Zero Waste Ōtaki to continue to secure funding to grow our waste minimisation service by becoming our Grant Writer!

Wood Identification Enthusiast

Otaki
Zero Waste Ōtaki
Trades & Maintenance | Both/Flexible

Can you tell Matai from Mahogany? Help Zero Waste Ōtaki to identify donated and rescued wood.