Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology

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UNSW Sydney's Professor Veena Sahajwalla is leading a team producing high-quality building products made from old clothing and mixed waste glass.

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Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla's work to revolutionise recycling via groundbreaking technologies developed at UNSW is being heard by a new, younger audience.

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Burning materials that could be more productively reused elsewhere is not the way to go, UNSW Sydney has told an ACT government review.

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If waste is burned for energy, recyclable material is lost forever. There are better solutions, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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There’s much more at stake at Australian steelmaker Arrium than today’s jobs, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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Green manufacturing in micro-factories offers an exciting future for regional Australia, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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The Science 50:50 initiative has a simple premise – since half of the population is female, why not also half the scientists and technologists?

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Waste tyres diverted from landfill by UNSW ‘green steel’ technology could reach as high as the International Space Station.

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Mixed plastic and glass waste is set to become a valuable commodity with the establishment of an $8.8 million “green manufacturing” research hub at UNSW led by Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla.

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We need innovation in education now if Australia is to build the modern infrastructure and internationally competitive industries of the future, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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