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UNSW postgraduate winning team at the 2019 Big Idea competition. From left to right: Lauren Hayes, Liana Nguyen, Jules Grimont and Mikhail Mathias. Shehara Hapugalle (not featured) is also part of the Closed Loop team but was unable to attend the event.

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 dives in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Martina de Marcos, a final year UNSW Sydney Masters student, has helped to ban single use plastic bags in developing nations through grassroots activism.

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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.

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A UNSW professor’s Microfactory technology is the solution to Australia’s waste and recycling crisis.

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Creating new materials from waste products is essential if we’re to solve the global recycling, waste and emissions crisis.

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Recycling electronics for resale was an obvious commercial opportunity for UNSW Business School student Eric Chiu.

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UNSW sustainability innovator Professor Veena Sahajwalla will lead a new centre energising the circular economy in NSW. 

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We need to rethink our attitudes to the materials we discard and instead see them as renewable resources, says a UNSW leader in recycling who is taking vital new technology to rural NSW cities next week.

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