WHO WE ARE

The Centre for Integrated Biowaste Research (CIBR) is dedicated to finding sustainable reuse options for New Zealand's biowaste.

The CIBR is a formal partnership between ESRScion, Landcare Research and Cawthron Institute. Other collaborators are Lowe Environmental ImpactLincoln University, Northcott Research Consultants, and Kukupa Research.

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU

LATEST NEWS

We work with central and local government, regional councils, communities and stakeholders who are looking for better biowaste re-use options.

We combine your local knowledge with the expertise of our four specialised research groups to develop sustainable biowaste re-use solutions that are appropriate and safe for you and your community.

Have a look at our projects to read about real life examples of what researchers at the CIBR can do for you.

The Summer 2017 edition of our regular newsletter is now available.

This edition includes updates from our research groups, including a summary on a vermicomposting project conducted on the Kapiti Coast.

WHAT IS BIOWASTE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? 

How can we re-use it and what are the challenges of reusing biowaste? You can find answers to these questions and other useful resources about biowaste under Find out more.