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Boats moored at the Geelong waterfront

Victorian's Perceptions of Climate Change

The Climate Change Social Research was conducted on behalf of Sustainability Victoria by Wallis Research, a Victorian-based research company with a strong reputation for expertise in conducting social and government research.

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Group conversation at the Waste Education Conference

Engaging communities on waste

Sustainability Victoria worked with CSIRO on a social research project to understand community perceptions and expectations of the waste and resource recovery sector. The research identified several factors that are important to building community trust and acceptance of the sector, otherwise known as a ‘social licence to operate’.

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Waste flows in the commercial and industrial sector

Waste flows in the Victorian commercial and industrial sector contains detailed data on the waste stream at commercial and industrial (C&I) businesses in Victoria.

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Research Publications

Cover - Energy Efficient Office Buildings Nov 2016

Energy Efficient Office Buildings

This report summarises the findings of SV’s Energy Efficient Office Buildings (EEOB) program, which was designed to assist owners of mid-tier commercial office buildings to reduce costs and environmental impacts via improved energy efficiency.

Cover - EEOB The Next Wave Summary Report 2013

Energy Efficient Buildings - Next wave summary

This study was commissioned by Sustainability Victoria to deliver a greater understanding of the size and impact of lower-grade commercial office buildings across Victoria.

Cover - EEOB The Next Wave Report 2013

Energy Efficient Office Buildings - The next wave

This study was commissioned by Sustainability Victoria to deliver a greater understanding of the size and impact of lower-grade commercial office buildings across Victoria.

Cover - Victorian Local Government Annual Waste Services Report 2015-16

Victorian Local Government Annual Waste Services Report 201516

The Victorian Local Government Annual Waste Services Report outlines the tonnages, costs, trends and diversion rates for councils' waste and recycling services.

Optimising Kerbside Collection - Supporting evidence and analysis

This report provides the key supporting evidence and analysis to validate the benefits described in Sustainability Victoria’s Optimising Kerbside Collection System – A Framework for Greater Consistency in Kerbside Recycling in Victoria.