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Circular economy

A circular economy reduces waste and emissions by reusing and repurposing raw materials in perpetuity, transforming everyday life into a sustainable future.

Areas of focus

  • Zero-waste and circular economy
  • Sustainable transport, building and consumption
  • Net-zero precincts development
  • Green hydrogen, bioethanol and biogas
  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Impact and outcomes

  • Development of global circular economy initiatives (including COP27, 50 by 2050 global initiatives, Global South Nexus initiatives)
  • Contribution to Australia’s National Waste Plan and the WA Government’s resource recovery and circular economy targets
  • Development of global climate policy discourse through inclusion in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports
  • Involvement in development of Australia’s carbon reduction and net-zero roadmap