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Vegetable food waste gets a second life
19 September 2022
Major vegetable producer Fresh Select is turning surplus vegetables that would otherwise go to waste on farms into vegetable powders and snacks, giving food waste a second life.
Showcasing circular solutions with Boomerang Labs
11 August 2022
CEBIC in partnership with Boomerang Labs, recently hosted a pitch showcase for key circular economy industry stakeholders and partners to hear about the groundbreaking work of 8 startups.
Achieving textile circularity with Prof Jacqueline Cramer
22 July 2022
CEBIC in partnership with Planet Ark’s Australian Circular Economy Hub, recently hosted world-leading circular economy expert, Professor Jacqueline Cramer for an intimate fireside chat.
New research identifies opportunities to get more value out of stone fruit waste
18 July 2022
A literature review identifies opportunities in how the waste from apricots, peaches, plums and nectarines can be used in everything from skin care to kombucha.
Designing the Circular Economy at Melbourne Design Week
22 June 2022
In partnership with the National Gallery for Victoria, the Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre hosted three sessions as part of the ‘Designing the Circular Economy Symposium’ for Melbourne Design Week.
From Ideas to Action: grants, funding and investment to scale
02 June 2022
Circular economy leaders recently came together to share insights and support available for textiles businesses looking to embrace innovation and circular economy opportunities.
Josh Howard is cleaning up the single-use soap market
25 May 2022
Josh Howard's Single Use Ain’t Sexy business has saved tens of thousands of single-use plastic bottles from landfill.
Business Support Fund open for another round
25 May 2022
Funding of $4.34 million will be awarded to projects that help to avoid waste, use materials more efficiently and create new jobs in Victoria.
Researchers abuzz over sustainable polyester replacement
20 May 2022
Research funded by Sustainability Victoria’s Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre could unlock the secret to sustainable clothing and textiles.