recycling

UNSW Kensington campus

A recycling and clean energy initiative, led by UNSW Sydney in partnership with the University of Newcastle, has been endorsed to assist the country’s economic recovery under the Trailblazer Universities Program.

Turtle entangled in ghost net

A joint report by environmental not-for-profit organisation TierraMar and the UNSW SMaRT Centre outlines solutions for the fight against discarded ‘ghost’ nets and other fishing marine debris in northern Australia.

UNSW Kensington campus

Two UNSW research commercialisation initiatives could share in $242.7 million in federal government funding under the new Trailblazer Universities Program.

kitchen splashback and island bench front made from green ceramics

A new display apartment shows how recycling techniques developed at UNSW Sydney could change the way we build our homes.

Professor Nasser Khalili

A joint UNSW project will receive $3m to convert paper and plastic landfill waste into construction materials.

Veena Sahajwalla

UNSW Professor Veena Sahajwalla will spearhead a new national research centre investigating technology for waste reduction and materials processing.

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A recycling breakthrough at UNSW Sydney offers new possibilities for the re-purposing of polymer-laminated aluminium products, such as food and coffee packaging.

amager bakke power plant in copenhagen denmark

Waste-to-energy incinerators could help Australia deal with its mounting waste crisis, but burning rubbish may come with risks to public health.

veena sahajwalla in a laboratory

New developments in microrecycling science could help revolutionise the recycling and manufacturing sectors.

Stack of apple devices

The 5G revolution could trigger an e-waste avalanche, but there are ways we can stem the flow, UNSW industrial design expert says.

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