Connecting like minded businesses and people to catalyse the circular economy in the Barwon South West

Catalysing and collaborating towards circular

Regional Innovation for a Circular Economy (RICE) is leading the transition to a thriving regional circular economy, by being a catalyst for innovation and a concierge to connect relevant organisations.

We are the leading regional circular network in Victoria, with connections through business, government and community. We believe the time for change is now

Speakers at the first RICE conference 2020

Latest Initiatives

Circular Economy Business Growth Program

RICE is subsidising a Circular Economy Business Growth program, run by Runway HQ, for businesses from the Barwon South West. 

Connecting with Global Circular Economy Networks

A Leaders for Geelong project group has helped RICE connect with other like minded groups around the world.

Circular Living Challenge

RICE is supporting the Geelong Circular Living Challenge, engaging around 300 participants in an 8- to 12-week mobile app-based competition.

What is the circular economy?

The circular economy is a way to design, make and use things within the planet’s limits.

By designing out waste and for longer life, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural assets, resources are kept in use for as long as possible.

We make more with less.

Graphic courtesy of Recycling Victoria

Be a part of change

Join us in redefining the take-make-waste model.
Let’s get together to create positive impacts for our region.

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