Council is investigating options for the re-purposing of grape marc, grass and greenwaste through a research project with Massey University.
The project objectives are:
- Establish research scope of works by March 2019 - completed
- Use the 2019 harvest to provide grape marc for the purposes of lab research as required – completed
- Produce a report showing options for re-purposing grape marc material into a stable, reusable product by December 2019. This will be completed through a contract with Massey University - completed
- Develop the scope for the stage 2 project (operationalisation) by May 2020 - completed
The project has the following milestones across year 1:
|You can view this milestone report as a PDF.|
|This report was due by 31 October 2019.|
|3.||Research publication of findings|
|This report is due by 28 February 2020.|
|The project has 1 milestone in year 2:|
|1.||Stage 2 project|
|This report is due by 31 May 2020.|
The research phase of the project has now completed with the following output documents:
Industry are now considering the research findings and what a follow on project, if any, would involve to ‘operationalise’ these findings.