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Local Government Case Study – Procurement for innovation

April 24, 2019

One of the game-changing services to be provided through Cleantech Innovations Geelong, is procurement for innovation, also known as forward commitment procurement. This innovative method stimulates market demand and supply through public procurement. Using the substantial buying power of public sector procurement, this method is a way to move markets to more clean tech options.…

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Going green to achieve lean

April 17, 2019

Traditionally Lean and Green have operated independently within the business ecosystem. Organisations have looked to achieve economic gains through the implementation of continuous improvement techniques separately to achieving environmentally sustainable business changes. Lean as an approach originated out of cultural and improvement techniques used at Toyota, which they call Toyota Production Systems (TPS). By practising…

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5 to-do’s before the Easter holiday

April 17, 2019

With the long weekend coming up, we’ve put together a few things you’re going to want to make sure you tick off your list before you turn off your screens. Click here to read our latest EDM to find out more! This week’s EDM includes: Exhibitors Spotlight Keynote Speaker – Tim MacTaggart International Speaker –…

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EnergyLab announces cohort of 9 new clean energy start-ups

April 16, 2019

EnergyLab welcomes 9 new startups to its acceleration program to fast track Australia’s transition to a 100% clean energy future. The startups were selected nationally with ideas spanning from bioenergy, monitoring and trading of electricity, new energy storage solutions, electric vehicles for the tourism industry, and for the first time in EnergyLab’s program, a startup…

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Meet our Keynote Speaker – Barry Du Bois

April 5, 2019

For over 30 years Barry has worked with owners and architects to develop a more streamlined construction path, maximising the holistic architectural value of the completed project. With a proven understanding of design philosophy and decades of experience, Barry is now a contributor to the Hivve classroom design concept. Hivve is the next generation sustainable…

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What is Sustainable Food? A Guide to Eating More Sustainably

April 3, 2019

“Is our food sustainable?” This is a crucial question that has become common as people start examining their eating habits and the impacts of food processing on the environment. Today, food accounts for about 25% of the greenhouse emissions released into the atmosphere. The food you eat also has an impact on land and water…

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How can Recycling Materials lead to Environmental Sustainability?

April 3, 2019

Almost all sustainability projects today feature recycling as part of their mission. When the term sustainability was coined in the United Nations’ Brundtland Commission of 1987, the underlying goal was to ensure that the earth’s resources are used without compromising the ability of future generations to cater for their needs. Recycling became a major part…

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What is the Circular Economy?

April 3, 2019

The current economic model of manufacturing, followed by relatively short term use and then disposal is simply unsustainable. One idea to replace the current economic model is that of a circular economy. This relatively new economic model places more focus on society-wide advantages that can be made from sustainable development by reducing, reusing and recycling…

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What are the Latest Trends in Built Environment products? (Green building)

March 22, 2019

The volume of global property construction is expected to grow 85% by 2030. This rise in output must be fueled to meet the rising demand, but will take place amidst challenging conditions including resource constraints and relentless calls for higher environmental performance in the sector.   Even as the challenges in the construction niche mount,…

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What Benchmarks Might be Used for Environmental and Resource Sustainability?

March 22, 2019

The concept of sustainability is popular with businesses, but it is also elusive too. How is environmental and resource sustainability measured? How do we know if we are being sustainable?   The appeal of sustainability is overwhelming and anchored in the primary belief of mutual care for the planet and leaving the environment in good…

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