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The case for expanding nuclear energy is based on a raft of myths including its status as an energy source, greenhouse gas emissions, accidents, wastes and economics, writes Mark Diesendorf.

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UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.

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Mixed plastic and glass waste is set to become a valuable commodity with the establishment of an $8.8 million “green manufacturing” research hub at UNSW led by Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla.

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The quest to find innovative recycling methods to tackle growing amounts of waste across the globe has attracted researchers and industry delegates to UNSW for the International Sustainability Symposium.

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UNSW Sustainability and the Institute of Environmental Studies are hosting a debate 'Food, waste and our future', featuring political, academic and social leaders such as OzHarvest’s Ronnie Khan.

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Veena Sahajwalla has become the first Australian to deliver the global iron and steel industry's most prestigious lecture, outlining the industry's role in solving the world’s growing waste problems.

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Sourcing raw materials from waste can cut costs, which means we need to look at our rubbish for its "beauty within," writes Veena Sahajwalla.