Sustainable Materials Management
Australia extracted 2.4 billion tonnes of materials in 2017, with resource extraction rapidly expanding at a rate of 3.8% per year over the last decade.
Digital Innovation for a Circular Economy
From computers, information technologies, databases and internet to blockchains, robotics and artificial intelligence, the digital technologies can help create the […]
Energy & Circular Economy
CSIRO research is supporting a circular economy by investigating alternative fuels and energy pathways to maximise energy efficiency whilst minimising […]
Water Resource Management
CSIRO’s holistic research approach to water aims to develop science and solutions for Australia and our neighbours to meet the […]
Circular Food & Agriculture
CSIRO’s world renown research expertise in Agriculture & Food is aimed at increasing productivity and efficiency of the agriculture and food sectors, while minimising the impact on water, soil quality, biodiversity, ecosystems and climate change.
Changes to the ways we design, construct and live in cities and use buildings and infrastructure will enable the transition to a sustainable Circular Economy supported by Resilient Cities.
Sustainable Mining & Mineral Processing
We are providing the tools and knowledge for Australia to be a global leader in the stewardship of mineral resources, applying our expertise in process science and engineering, and mathematical, environmental and social sciences.
Critical Energy & Technology Metals
By 2030, 50% of critical energy and technology metals must be reused and recycled in Australia.
ASPIRE – Waste Matchmaking Marketplace
ASPIRE was originally developed by CSIRO as a pilot project with four Melbourne municipalities. The project was led by the City of Kingston (CoK) Economic Development department and supported by a grant received from the Victorian Government Digital Futures Fund.