UNSW Professor Veena Sahajwalla will spearhead a new national research centre investigating technology for waste reduction and materials processing.
A recycling breakthrough at UNSW Sydney offers new possibilities for the re-purposing of polymer-laminated aluminium products, such as food and coffee packaging.
Waste-to-energy incinerators could help Australia deal with its mounting waste crisis, but burning rubbish may come with risks to public health.
New developments in microrecycling science could help revolutionise the recycling and manufacturing sectors.
The 5G revolution could trigger an e-waste avalanche, but there are ways we can stem the flow, UNSW industrial design expert says.
UNSW Art & Design lecturer and designer, Trent Jansen and Nyikina man, Johnny Nargoodah have been collaborating in the design and crafting of collectable furniture since they met in Johnny’s home town of Fitzroy Crossing in 2016.
Local councils and community centres could soon be able to reprocess their recycled plastic waste thanks to an award-winning idea by UNSW Business School students.
Martina de Marcos, a final year UNSW Sydney Masters student, has helped to ban single use plastic bags in developing nations through grassroots activism.
UNSW Sydney researchers have successfully merged 3D/4D printing with a chemical process to produce “living” resin, which has huge potential for fields as diverse as recycling and biomedicine.
Jobs in regional areas will be among the first products of the NSW Circular recycling and manufacturing network.