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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


General manager Sue Coutts creates the big picture vision for Wanaka Wastebusters Ltd, which trades as Wastebusters. She reports to a Board of Directors who watch over the financial health of the company. The current Board is composed of:

  • Sally Battson (chair)
  • Nigel Perkins
  • Greg Bodeker
  • Caroline Harker
  • Jan Caunter
  • Hilary Lennox
  • Geoff Marks
  • Hamish Sisson

Wastebusters is owned by the incorporated society called the Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters. Anyone can become a member of the incorporated society.

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

  • Rachel Brown (chair)
  • Sharon Beattie
  • Sophie Ward
  • Florence Micoud
  • Robyn Bardas