We’re on a mission to fast track the circular economy

We’re here to support change as we restore our economy and remove waste from our systems.

WHAT IS THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY?

Circular economy is about decoupling economic growth from virgin resource use. Circular design of products, services and systems keep resources in the market longer, enabling sharing and reuse business models to become business as usual.

$4 trillion

Valuation of the circular economy opportunity to the global economy by 2030.

17,000

number of new full time jobs the circular economy can generate in Australia

$210 Billion

estimated economic benefit to Australia’s GDP from circular solutions.

35%

of waste generated in NSW each year goes to landfill, costing businesses and households over $750m in waste levies

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NSW Circular Strategic Plan

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NSW Circular Strategic Plan

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The Circular Economy Opportunity in NSW

The Circular Economy Opportunity in NSW

NSW Circular today released its report The Circular Economy Opportunity which sets out the evidence for why transitioning from a linear to a circular economy will be vital for job creation and economic recovery post-COVID-19. The report, which brings together for the...

New CEO at NSW Circular

New CEO at NSW Circular

ISSUED BY THE OFFICE OF THE NSW CHIEF SCIENTIST & ENGINEER The NSW Circular Economy Innovation Network, which operates under the name ‘NSW Circular’ has announced that highly respected industry figure Lisa McLean has been appointed its first CEO. NSW Circular...

Making high value products from agricultural waste

Making high value products from agricultural waste

This case study comes from University of Adelaide. Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks – these are some high value products that could be first to market from a new $11...

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