Geosynthetics and Sustainability - Resources, Performance, Activities and Trends

This event held in Melbourne, Adelaide and the Brisbane/hybrid event, was a great success, with over 60 attendees over the 3 days.

We are very grateful to Boyd for his wonderful presentation, and trust that it was enjoyed by all in attendance.

Boyd has kindly shared the links and references that he used in his presentation.

We would also like to direct you to the  ACigs Sustainability page which provides additional information that is updated more regularly

Enjoy the photos and please have a read through the information shared below.


Notes and references Sustainability presentations ACIGS



Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

The Limits to Growth by Donella Meadows

What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J. Sandel

The Common Good by Robert B. Reich

Numbers Don't Lie: 71 Things You Need to Know About the World by Vaclav Smil

How the World Really Works: A Scientist’s Guide to Our Past, Present and Future by Vaclav Smil


Wikipedia -

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) -

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) -

Sustainability page -

Sustainability Statement -

IGS comment to EU commission -


Sustainability Statement -  

Microplastics statement -




Once again a big thank you to our wonderful sponsors for this event.