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

CIBR is a multi-disclipnary collaboration between New Zealand crown research institutes, universities and research partners. Led by ESR(external link), the CIBR team encorporates scientists and researchers from Scion(external link)Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research(external link)Cawthron Institute(external link)Lowe Environmental Impact(external link)University of Canterbury(external link)Massey University(external link)NIWA(external link), Northcott Research Consultants and Kukupa Research.

 

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

Why is biowaste so important? 

More than 50% of the waste that goes to landfill in New Zealand is biowaste. Biowaste contains high concentration of organic matter and valuable nutrients which can be used as a sustainable soil conditioner and fertilizer. To know more about biowaste click here 

 

What we can do for you?

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

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

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

 

Events & News

  • SETAC Australasia conference in Darwin, Australia - July 2019

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