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We are partnering with RMIT University and the newly announced Solving Plastic Waste CRC to deliver the Ending Plastic Waste Symposium 2024 on Tuesday 6 August and Wednesday 7 August at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.

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We have produced a report on standards to accelerate the circular economy transition in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region.

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Scientists have provided the first ever quantification of products from global plastic producers in the environment through audit events.

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Each year enough fishing line to circle the Earth 18 times is lost in our oceans. This is joined by around 14 billion lost hooks as well. We dive into our research to quantify lost fishing gear and the possible solutions to help reel it in.

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From the heart of the Torres Strait to the forefront of innovation, Torres Webb is championing Indigenous partnerships to tackle plastic pollution.

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New science has taken a deep dive into plastic waste, providing the first estimate of how much ends up on the sea floor.

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Currently only 8 per cent of plastic waste in India gets recycled with the rest either mismanaged, incinerated, or dumped. A new circular economy roadmap aims to fix that.

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Our science using AI and camera sensors to reduce litter in Sydney Harbour was featured on Channel 7 News.

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Heinz Schandl is working with our mission to help transition Australia to a circular economy, where waste is avoided from the get-go.

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Our research is looking at ways to recycle ghost nets and marine debris in remote areas of Australia.