Creating new materials from waste products is essential if we’re to solve the global recycling, waste and emissions crisis.
UNSW sustainability innovator Professor Veena Sahajwalla will lead a new centre energising the circular economy in NSW.
The Times Higher Education Research Excellence Summit: Asia Pacific at UNSW Sydney challenged university leaders and researchers to better showcase how they are tackling the world’s major challenges.
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.
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.
People are losing confidence in recycling and overwhelmingly want government to support solutions such as UNSW's groundbreaking microfactory technology, a new survey shows.
For their outstanding research on psychological responses to trauma, recycling science, and nanomaterials, three UNSW scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.