Transforming Waste Resources

Program Activities
  • Identify and prioritise valuable products from waste streams
  • Identify technology gaps and process limitations in waste transformation
  • Deliver tool kit for optimising technology and feedstock combination choice
  • Conduct socio-economic assessment of alternative policy settings
Program Impacts
  • Innovative new food products from surplus food.
  • Health benefits from bioactives and functional foods.
  • At least 87 GL of water savings through recovery and reuse.
  • At least 30M tonnes in reduced food waste. 5,200 jobs (direct and indirect), most in rural areas.
  • $600M reduction of waste produce and waste handling costs.
  • A saving of at least 44M tonnes of greenhouse gases emitted over 10 years.