Mission and Vision


Mission and Vision

Our Mission

We reduce, reuse and recycle to champion behaviour change. Our place is a hub which connects people, things and ideas.

Our Vision

Wastebusters is a community enterprise leading the way to zero waste.

Our  Core Values

  • Be resourceful
  • Keep our promises
  • Look after each other and our place
  • Have fun together


Wastebusters management team creates the big picture vision for Wānaka Wastebusters Ltd, which trades as Wastebusters. They report to a Board of Directors who watch over the financial health of the company. The current Board is composed of:

  • Sally Battson (chair)
  • Caroline Harker
  • Hamish Sisson
  • Mike Toepfer
  • Kurt Sanford
  • Adam Sharman

Wastebusters is owned by the incorporated society called the Friends of Wānaka Wastebusters (FOWW). Anyone can become a member of the incorporated society.

The long-term vision of Wastebusters is overseen by the FOWW executive committee, which is elected by members at the yearly AGM:

  • Robyn Bardas (chair)
  • Nicola McGregor
  • Flair McKay
  • Susie Meyer
  • Ruth Blunt
  • Chelsea Quider
  • Adam Hall

You can become a life member of the Friends for only $10. Fill out the membership form here.