Creating new materials from waste products is essential if we’re to solve the global recycling, waste and emissions crisis.
Recycling electronics for resale was an obvious commercial opportunity for UNSW Business School student Eric Chiu.
UNSW sustainability innovator Professor Veena Sahajwalla will lead a new centre energising the circular economy in NSW.
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.
For as little as $4 a day Indian workers process dangerous, toxic waste by hand. This unregulated, highly polluting industry is hidden away from police eyes.
While the KonMari method will help many people declutter their houses and reassess what they really need, for people with clinical hoarding disorder the process is much more complicated.
UNSW Sydney's Professor Veena Sahajwalla is leading a team producing high-quality building products made from old clothing and mixed waste glass.
Throwing away clothing that's no longer needed is a missed opportunity to turn the fabrics into new products such as building materials.
Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla's work to revolutionise recycling via groundbreaking technologies developed at UNSW is being heard by a new, younger audience.
Waste microfactories can transform the manufacturing landscape in Australia, especially in remote locations where waste transportation and processing are expensive.