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The Dairy Manufacturers Sustainability Council (DMSC) is a nationally recognised Community of Practice comprised primarily of environmental and sustainability group managers from Australian dairy processors.

Established in 1995, the Dairy Manufacturers Sustainability Council (DMSC) has an industry-wide focus that assists Company Members to improve environmental compliance and the sustainability of their operations.

This is achieved by:

  • enabling knowledge-sharing on best practice
  • connecting Company Members with pre-screened technologies and project funding opportunities to accelerate technology transfer
  • monitoring and supporting individual and collective Company Member progress against industry benchmarks for environmental sustainability. Established under the Australian Dairy Industry Sustainability Framework the benchmarks cover:
    • reducing greenhouse gas emissions intensity
    • consumptive water usage intensity, and
    • waste-to-landfill intensity
  • publicity reporting on collective outcomes
  • drawing upon a collective voice and the support of Dairy Australia to respond to industry issues.

For more information please contact:

Ian Olmstead
Program Manager - Manufacturing Innovation & Sustainability
Email: ian.olmstead@dairyaustralia.com.au
Phone: 03 9694 3811

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