The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) is a university research institute that creates change towards sustainable futures by conducting independent project based research for Australian and international clients.
We draw on a range of methods and tools from different disciplines, creating practical solutions to real world problems. Our research spans ten broad research areas and we have been involved in several large groundbreaking research projects.
Details of a container deposit scheme for NSW were announced this month. This scheme draws on ISF’s 2001 independent review of container deposit legislation that assessed the effectiveness of CDL in litter and waste management as well as stakeholder and community attitudes to CDL.
A project to strengthen the long-term performance of community-scale wastewater systems in Indonesia is coming to a close with stakeholders enthusiastically supporting the findings, policy recommendations and guidance materials designed to improve governance of these systems.