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Webinar – Product Sustainability Regulation and Certification

Date and time: Friday 31 MAY 2024 | 1:00PM – 2:00PM AEDT

Media Release: Forum focuses on how to produce and consume with reduced planetary impact

For the first time, leaders in product stewardship in Australia and Europe are coming together on 9 May in Sydney.

Webinar – Packaging Stewardship | Global and Local Lessons

Date and time: Thurs, 18 APR 2024 | 1:00PM – 2:00PM AEDT

Webinar – Product Stewardship for Plastics in Hospital Healthcare Products

Date and time: Thurs, 7 Mar 2024 | 1:00PM – 2:00PM AEDT

Webinar – Applying Traceability in Product Stewardship Initiatives

Date and time: Thurs, 7 Mar 2024 | 1:00PM – 2:00PM AEDT

Webinar – The Role of Repair in Product Stewardship

Date and time: Wed, 30 Nov 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM AEDT

Media Release: November 2, 2023: Product Stewardship Excellence Awards 2023 Winners Announced

Consumers today are demonstrating an increasing awareness of the environmental impacts associated with the products they purchase, use, and eventually discard...

Webinar – Avoiding Greenwashing for Product Stewardship Initiatives

Webinar - Avoiding Greenwashing for Product Stewardship Initiatives. Date and time: Wed, 18 Oct 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM AEDT

Webinar – Performance metrics for Product Stewardship

Webinar – Performance metrics for Product Stewardship – 3 August 2023

Webinar – Business and Consumer Engagement in Product Stewardship

Webinar – Business and Consumer Engagement in Product Stewardship – 20 July 2023

Webinar – Product stewardship effectiveness

Webinar – Product stewardship effectiveness – 13 July 2023

Media Release: June 28, 2023: Six new data reports on how product stewardship delivers environmental, social and economic benefits.

Australia’s landmark study of the benefits and effectiveness of product stewardship today released six new data reports...

Media Release: Growth in Product Stewardship continues as Spyro Kalos joins the Centre of Excellence

The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence is very pleased to announce that Spyro Kalos has joined the team as a senior adviser.

Media Release: Comprehensive online-tool will inform and improve product stewardship action in Australia

Click here to read the media release or to access the Product Stewardship Gateway.

The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence Annual Report 2022 now available

The 2022 Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence Annual Report tells a story of ongoing innovation and action on product stewardship in Australia.

Webinar – Product Stewardship Regulation in Australia

Video from the December 2022 webinar.

Media Release: Ministers List Release Underlines Stewardship as the Solution

The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence today welcomed the release of the Minister’s 2022-2023 product stewardship priority list.

Media Release: 2022 Product Stewardship Excellence Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 2022 Product Stewardship Excellence Awards have been announced.

Media Release: Centre of Excellence Welcomes 2030 Circularity Goal

The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence today welcomed the Environment Ministers’ announcement in its Agreed Communique to achieve a circular economy by 2030.

Webinar – Stewardship of Chemicals and Hazardous Substances

Video and Resources from the September 2022 webinar.

Webinar – The art of logistics for product stewardship initiatives

Video and Resources from the July 2022 webinar.

ABC Darwin puts a spotlight on product stewardship

Radio Interview of centre’s Director John Gertsakis from Wednesday, 6 July 2022.

Webinar – Funding Product Stewardship Initiatives

Video & resources from the May 2022 webinar.

Webinar – Local Government and Product Stewardship

Video & resources from the March 2022 webinar.

Assessing the Benefits and Effectiveness of Product Stewardship

Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence and The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the University of Technology Sydney are conducting a research project to evaluate the effectiveness and benefits of product stewardship and Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) activities across Australia.

National Product Stewardship Scheme for Photovoltaic Systems

The total number of solar panels at the end of their life is estimated to increase by 1700% by 2030 as the first generation of solar panels are replaced with new technologies.

E-products Stewardship – Beyond TVs, Computers and Mobiles

Electrical and electronic products (e-products) contribute significantly to our lives, but with what challenges?

Nominations show demand for more product stewardship

Interest is growing in expanding the product classes of the Minister’s Product Stewardship Priority List.

Centre of Excellence Product Stewardship Awards 2021 Sponsor

Kmart Australia is this year’s sponsor.

Award Winners Revealed

The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence Award 2021 winners announced.

The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence Annual Report 2021 now available

We are delighted to share the first Annual Report of the Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence.

Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence Awards 2021

The awards aim to recognise excellence and action in product stewardship.

Webinar – Governance options for product stewardship schemes

Video & resource from the November 2021 webinar.

Overcoming Free-Riders: Strategies to maximise industry participation

White Paper and Media Release on strategies to maximise industry participation.

Webinar – ACCC Authorisation for product stewardship schemes

Video & Resource from the September webinar, 2021.

Stewardship Schemes: Help us solve logistics, governance and free riders

White Paper and Media Release on Needs Assessment of Product Stewardship in Australia.
The Honourable Sussan Ley MP, the Minister for the Environment

Minister for Environment gives solar industry deadline to ‘step-up’ and address waste

Sussan Ley has given the solar industry until June 2022 to create and finalise a solar panel waste scheme.

Webinar – The Value and Role of Product Stewardship in Australia

Video, transcript and resource from the inaugural webinar on April 27, 2021.
Group photo of key stakeholders at the launch of the Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence

Centre of Excellence to Accelerate Product Stewardship

The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence, launched today,…
The Honourable Sussan Ley MP, the Minister for the Environment

Minister’s Product List 2020-21

The Minister for the Environment has listed several classes of…
Logo of Australian Government Accredited Product Stewardship Scheme

Accreditation of voluntary product stewardship arrangements

Developing and promoting industry-led product stewardship schemes…
Garments being placed in clothing recycling bin.

National Product Stewardship Investment Fund Grants

The Australian Government is funding 15 projects with $10.5 million…
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