Recent Initiatives and Innovations to Promote and Foster cleaner Production: An Australian Perspective

Robert J. Pagan


This paper examines and comments on some aspects of how Cleaner Production is promoted and pursued at different levels in Australia and examines some innovative approaches to the uptake of Cleaner Production. The different jurisdictions in Australia all have their own abilities to legislate for and regulate different aspects of environmental protection. Cleaner Production is an activity and a strategy that should be carried out cooperatively in a developed country like Australia. This paper shows how the provision of information and results from the different types of activities that have been pursued in different localities with different needs can help the general uptake of the concept.

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