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Sustainability

Australian wool is truly sustainable; it is natural, renewable and biodegradable.

Wool garments require less frequent washing and are kept in use for longer than other fibre types. It is the most reused and recycled fibre on the planet.

Australian Wool Innovation is working to enable all stages of the wool supply chain to

  • achieve sustainability goals and help our industry deliver positive outcomes for people, planet and prosperity.
  • dress the world in the most sustainable, circular fibre of the past, present and future.
  • support Australian woolgrowers profitably produce the world’s most sustainable fibre, optimal for circular, traceable products.
  • position Australian woolgrowers as proactive, socially responsible and forward-looking stewards of the environment, building natural capital on their farms.

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Sustainability

Wear Wool Not Fossil Fuel

Every 25 minutes, an Olympic-sized pool of oil is used to make synthetic clothing. Textiles - such as polyester, nylon and acrylic - are a highly reliant product group made from fossil fuel.

100% natural, renewable and biodegradable, Merino wool can help you to buy less and buy better.

NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTING

One of our latest on-farm studies has developed a new method of measuring environmental health to enable Australian woolgrowers to track the health of their environment over time.

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Regenerative Agriculture

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On-Farm Research
Profitability and Regenerative Agriculture
Research shows that regenerative grazing practices can be profitable and improve farmer wellbeing, at the same time as increasing the health of Australia’s grassy woodlands.
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On-Farm Research
Regenerative Techniques and Benefits
Regenerative agriculture techniques generally focus on the integrated management of soil, water, vegetation, biodiversity and livestock.
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On-Farm Research
Richard Daugherty, ‘Balala’, New England
Richard Daugherty and Sarah Burrows run a self-replacing Merino flock and Dohne fat lamb enterprise at Balala with regenerative and holistic management.
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On-Farm Research
Charles Massy, 'Severn Park', Monaro
Charles Massy is a Monaro woolgrower, a scientist and a renowned author, here he shares his insights on regenerative farming.
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On-Farm Research
Tim Wright, 'Lana', Uralla
By introducing time-controlled rotational grazing of his livestock, Tim Wright has increased productivity while reducing inputs costs.
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On-Farm Research
Colin Seis, 'Winona', Central Tablelands
Woolgrower and pasture cropping pioneer Colin Seis is coping with the drought with perennial grassland and regenerative agricultural practices.
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On-Farm Research
Charlie and Anne Maslin, 'Gunningrah', Monaro
Charlie and Anne Maslin from the Monaro of NSW use regenerative agriculture to maintain ground cover, flowing streams and feed on offer.
Eco-credentials of wool

Wool & the Environment

To meet market demand for scientifically proven eco-friendly claims regarding Merino wool’s impact on the environment, we undertake a rigorous program of scientific studies researching the eco-credentials of wool.

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All Sustainability

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