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Equilibrium offers sustainability consulting, strategies, management and tools to improve your sustainability and help you grow. With more 30 years collective experience in environmental management and sustainability, we bring together practical services and products that support sustainability, reputation and innovation.

Environment and sustainability

Equilibrium can assist you to improve your organisational performance and reputation from within.

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Compliance and Management

Equilibrium brings together practical services and products that support sustainability and innovation.

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Climate change and carbon

Equilibrium offers unique insight, developed over many years, to help your organisation operate with a carbon constrained economy while realising the benefits of reducing your climate change impacts.

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Engagement, communications, and Government

Equilibrium has extensive experience in Government environment and sustainability processes and can align this knowledge to assist you achieve your organisational goals.

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Recent BLOGS

July 2018

Know the fate of your recyclables

Not knowing where your waste is going can lead to reputational and regulatory risks. Equilibrium explains how its networks are helping the waste industry keep track of the downstream supply chain. In 2011-12 Australia exported 4.4 million tonnes of waste valued at $2.4 million or 0.8 per cent of Australia’s total exports, according to the … Continue reading Know the fate of your recyclables

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June 2018

Funding for resource recovery and recycling

Several government grant programs targeting resource recovery, recycling and associated activities are currently open or imminent, and worth reviewing in more detail. A combination of recurring annual programs as well as funding triggered by the China National Sword Policy, are providing opportunities for a diverse range of projects from machinery and infrastructure, through to feasibility … Continue reading Funding for resource recovery and recycling

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June 2018

Stewardship for safety and the environment

It’s always refreshing to see new product categories added to the list of stewardship initiatives being developed in Australia. a sign that more manufacturers and service providers can see the broader environmental and social benefits of managing the impacts associated with their products. Consumer appetite for stewardship schemes that meet a clear need and are … Continue reading Stewardship for safety and the environment

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May 2018

Product Stewardship at Equilibrium

Understanding the impacts and issues of a product or material across its life-cycle is often the first step towards creating smart stewardship solutions. The production of manufactured goods brings diverse benefit and utility across all aspects of life. It serves our everyday habits, routines and lifestyles, often with great efficiency. These products fuel economic activity, … Continue reading Product Stewardship at Equilibrium

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    Know the fate of your recyclables and better manage reputational and regulatory risks. Download our information sheet: https://lnkd.in/dsT22Je #recycling #reputation #regulatoryrisk #supplychainmanagement

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    Several government grant programs targeting resource recovery, recycling and associated activities are currently open or imminent, and worth reviewing in more detail. More information: https://lnkd.in/fSun8h4 #government #recycling #funding 

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    Yes, we can recover and recycle many manufactured goods over and above packaging, ewaste and used oil. See the video case-study and learn more about our collaborative recycling pilot project to get non-compliant child car safety seats 'off the road' #roadsafety #productstewardship #recycling #collaboration 

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    Equilibrium's Nick Harford talks about the VIC EPA reforms and the importance of businesses being prepared.

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Case Studies

Research to identify suitable infrastructure for waste reduction in Western Australian High Schools

The project involved conducting extensive desktop research and stakeholder engagement to report on suitable waste infrastructure for Western Australian High Schools.

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Carbon reporting for NAB sites

The project involved undertaking quarterly reporting of energy use, carbon emissions and Telstra-supplied equipment on NAB premises.

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Child Car Safety Seat Recycling

Equilibrium recently trialled a Child Car Safety Seat Recovery Program that offered parents a free and environmentally-friendly option for disposing of their old child car restraints.

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National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER Report)

The project involved preparing and submitting the NGER report using energy use/ greenhouse gas emissions database relevant to the 2016/17 financial year for all operational sites.

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Stakeholder Engagement and Management Plan

The project involved delivering a comprehensive stakeholder engagement and management plan tailored to align with Paintback’s key messages and objectives.

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Carbon Baseline Assessment and Management Plan

The project involves delivering a carbon responsible Games through the development of a Carbon Baseline and Management Plan.

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About us

Equilibrium is a sustainability strategies and management company. We bring together expertise and experience across environmental knowledge, corporate, technical, government and communications to offer practical strategies and solutions that enhance sustainability, innovation and reputation.

Nicholas Harford

Managing Director; Principal Corporate &
Social Responsibility

BA (Communications), MA (Journalism)

Nick is a sustainability and corporate affairs professional who has worked across Government, corporate and media. With a focus on using a sustainability
platform to leverage business development, customer relations and corporate reputation, Nick has a record of successfully aligning improved commercial,
environmental, social and regulatory expectations with organisational goals and outcomes.

Prior to this Nick was Group General Manager Environment at Visy and previously worked as a corporate affairs manager in the recycling, manufacturing and
telecommunications industries and was an adviser to the New South Wales
Minister for the Environment and the Commonwealth Attorney General.

nick@equil.com.au

Damien Wigley

General Manager; Principal Environmental Management & Carbon Reduction

BSc (App Chem), MBA

Damien is an experienced carbon strategies and environmental management consultant. He has worked for and held senior and executive positions with a number of large national and multinational consultancies providing strategic advice on environmental management issues with a particular focus on the
impacts and opportunities of climate change.
He has implemented carbon emission measurement and reduction
management plans to address environmental and business risks for a large number of clients. Damien’s skills extend to identifying opportunities for energy, water and waste efficiencies taking into account behaviour related issues,
barriers to implementation and operational changes, particularly within
manufacturing environments.

damien@equil.com.au

Tom Pollock

Environmental Consultant

Tom is an environmental professional with a background in both environmental science and business management, and brings these skills to have an innovative outlook on environmental issues. In addition, Tom is an experienced and qualified Integrated Management Systems Lead Auditor.

Leigh Bernoth

Senior Environmental Consultant

Leigh is a sustainability professional with a career spanning 20 years working across the industrial/commercial business sectors, and government, including the development of highly successful business support programs whilst working for the Victorian Government.

John Gertakis

Director of Communications

John is a communications and sustainability professional focused on responsible prosperity and effective stakeholder engagement. He is a solution-oriented pragmatist with a long history in product stewardship policy and implementation. John thrives on interaction with business, communities and government and is an Honorary Fellow of the Design Institute of Australia. He authored Australia’s first report on e-waste recycling in 1995 titled: Short Circuiting Waste from Electronic Products.

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