As Australia's innovation catalyst and National Science Agency, CSIRO is working to create the scientific foundation for circular economy innovations that maximise material productivity for Australia's economy. We will enable sustainable materials management through technology design and implementation, new and advanced manufacturing and the development of economic, social and policy frameworks that will guide Australia's transition towards circularity.
Our Circular Economy for Missions initiative
September 12, 2023
We are providing scientific knowledge to catalyse Australia’s circular economy future.
Sustainable fibres report
September 30, 2022
Sustainable fibres and textiles are a global priority for closing the loop on resource-flow and energy use. The “Threads and Opportunities Symposium 2022: science engineering sustainable fibres, for closing the loop in Australia” explores science solutions to meet the challenge.
CSIRO’S Circular Economy Roadmap charts path to triple job creation
January 25, 2021
A roadmap released by Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, has developed key strategies for creating jobs and reclaiming billions in economic value from plastic, glass, paper and tyres currently going into landfill.