News and case studies

Sustainability Victoria events at MPavilion
01 February 2023
Sustainability Victoria is presenting 3 free events that demonstrate how circular design is critical to transitioning Victoria to a circular economy as part of MPavilion’s program this year.
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A.BCH: designing circular fashion with full disclosure
31 January 2023
A.BCH is a Victorian circular fashion label transforming the way people buy, wear and discard clothing.
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Yume surplus food technology: making use of excess food stock
24 January 2023
Yume has collaborated with food manufacturers and buyers to understand their challenges and re-home surplus food by bringing it to market.
Infinitev program adopts circular economy business model for EV battery recycling
08 December 2022
Victorian-based Innovative Mechatronics Group (IM Group) has found a way to address the growing e-waste stream from hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) batteries.
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Stella has a Baby: giving pre-loved maternity wear a new life
05 December 2022
Stella has a Baby was born in 2019 from the desire to help mums and mums-to-be find clothing that matches their ethos to be socially and environmentally conscious while looking fabulous.
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Deadly Denim: upcycling to create fresh, contemporary clothing
02 December 2022
An Australian First Nations inspired and operated business, Deadly Denim upcycles denim to create refreshed, new clothing items.
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Rntr.: making luxury clothing accessible through the re-commerce economy
01 December 2022
A woman-owned Australian startup, Rntr. is an all-in-one clothing rental platform that offers customers an alternative to fast fashion. Via the platform, users can access high-end brands at an accessible price point.
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Coreprêt: slow fashion guided by low-impact design principles
30 November 2022
Coreprêt is a woman-owned Melbourne business that consciously designs and creates garments using low-impact principles with the entire garment lifecycle in mind – with a goal to closing the loop.
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Remote Repairs: masters in product extension
29 November 2022
For over 30 years, Remote Repairs have been extending the life of outdoor equipment and clothing – lengthening the time before items needs to be replaced.