Fostering and delivering circular economy solutions
Published today in @manmonthly comments by our Director @VeenaSahajwalla: "This coordinated decision to ban the exporting of our recyclable materials...is a real game-changer...for the benefit of local industries."
COAG waste timeline puts emphasis on manufacturers
Manufacturers continue to have a growing role to play in ensuring that waste is diverted from landfill and used in the creation of new products.
A New Zealand perspective on waste and #circulareconomy solutions that rightly do not support waste-to-energy incineration
Why municipal waste-to-energy incineration is not the answer to NZ's plastic waste crisis
Waste-to-energy incineration has been raised as a solution to the global plastic waste problem, but the technology adds pollution and greenhouse gas e...
Some great tips here on #recycling from our collaborator @PlanetArk at the start of National Recycling Week which they started in 1996
5 most common recycling mistakes
We quizzed Australians to see what the biggest blunders are that Aussies make when it comes to recycling. Are you making any of these mistakes?
Fed Enviro Min @sussanley says of the new waste export ban: "The next steps are ... how do we design what happens ... to bring this to life and make sure that we create that general re-manufacturing #circulareconomy across all of our waste streams?"
'Ambitious and expensive': Export bans on waste prompt pleas for federal funding
Export bans on a range of waste products will be introduced over a two-year period from the middle of 2020.
Congrats to one of our partner stakeholders @ourSSROC @namoidougall for a commitment to prioritise recyclables in procurement and to use their collective power to procure recycled materials from regional areas to drive development of a #circulareconomy
Councils make pledge on procuring recyclables - Government News
Southern Sydney councils will use their collective purchasing power to procure recycled materials from regional areas.
The chance to avoid more landfill and the rise of giant incineration plants, as per this 'spot on' op ed in @smh @9NewsAUS publications by enviro stalwart @angel4green of @totenviro and @BoomAlliance
This is D-Day for the nation's recycling crisis
A meeting of state and federal ministers on Friday will be of generational significance as Australia buries mountains of waste that should be recycled...
Congrats to our Director, @UNSW @UNSW Prof @VeenaSahajwalla has today been announced by the NSW Government as a 2019 Green Globe Lifetime Achievement Award finalist
Finalists in the 2019 Green Globe Awards
In Guardian Australia today: "@VeenaSahajwalla, inventor and director at the @UNSW Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology, said people can be positive about the possibility of innovation in response to the challenges facing the world."
Q&A: short-term 'tribal' politics is failing on climate action, John Hewson says
Former Liberal leader tells ABC panel that children could see though the current generation of politicians
After being on @QandA @ABCaustralia last night, our Director @VeenaSahajwalla of @UNSW @UNSWScience is quoted in media stories around the nation today
Headline shows Australia’s missed chance
A revolution that could provide a vital economic lifeline to the country is starting to take place but there are fears that Australia will once again ...
Our Director @UNSWScience Prof @VeenaSahajwalla talks about endless possibilities...
Engineers Australia on Twitter
“Professor @VeenaSahajwalla is developing cutting-edge e-waste recycling solutions at @UNSW ‘s Smart Centre. We have profiled Veena and he...
Professor @VeenaSahajwalla is developing cutting-edge e-waste recycling solutions at @UNSW ‘s Smart Centre. We have profiled Veena and her amzing work as one of our Centenary Heroes. Watch in full at https://engaus.org/100yearsEA_Veena
#100yearsea #AnythingIsPossible #eWaste #UNSW #qanda
Our Director and @UNSW Prof @VeenaSahajwalla joins @QandA on the @ABCaustralia tonight to discuss the big societal challenges of the future @UNSWScience
The show that puts you at the centre of the conversation. Host Tony Jones is joined by a panel of punters, pollies and pundits to talk through the iss...
.@UNSW Prof @VeenaSahajwalla says discarded products contain valuable materials, at joint #circulareconomy event @PlanetArk @APCovenant
At a joint @nswcircular, @PlanetArk and @APCovenant #circulareconomy event, @CircularHotspot boss says we must preserve value of materials
Watch our new 'who we are' video on our website http://www.nswcircular.org where our Director and @UNSW Prof @VeenaSahajwalla and other stakeholders discuss the Network's role in creating a #circulareconomy @UNSWScience
Min @RobStokesMP accepts from NSW Circular chair @mmharding1412 a gift made from 100% waste plastic made by @UNSW designer @anujkdhawan
A pleasure having Minister @RobStokesMP officially launch the @UNSW-hosted NSW Circular today with @VeenaSahajwalla @mmharding1412 @NSWCSE
Our big moment is almost upon us
NSW Circular official launch
Media AlertThe Honourable Rob Stokes MP, NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, will tomorrow...
Victorian Gov grants announced, with Sustainability Victoria Interim CEO Carl Muller saying: "The environmental benefits of using recycled content products and materials are clear, including reducing the need for resources." #circulareconomy
VIC commits $1.6M to recycling research projects
The Victorian Government, through Sustainability Victoria's Research, Development and Demonstration grants program, has allocated $1.6 million to proj...
A very positive local council development in South Australia to advance a #circulareconomy and reduce and reuse discarded materials (i.e. waste)
South Australian councils commit to buying back their own rubbish
Nine South Australian councils have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to prioritise the use of recycled materials in their procurement proces...
NSW Circular is a network that brings together stakeholders from across Government, Industry, Research Organisations and Communities to find innovative solutions to reduce and reuse waste and materials and enhance sustainability.
It aims to contribute to the development of a circular economy – where waste is valued as a resource – by fostering a more sustainable approach to the design of goods and services, use of resources and management of waste. The Network is an initiative of the NSW Government with UNSW Sydney appointed as Host.
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This new report, the National Waste Policy Action Plan, was released 8 November 2019. These targets and actions will guide investment and national efforts to 2030 and beyond. It also aims to address impediments to a circular economy for waste in Australia to support...
This excerpt is from an AFR story published this week which covers ideas from NSW Circular Director and a Pilot Project collaboration with Mirvac …
This new report – which acknowledges input from NSW Circular Director and UNSW Professor Veena Sahajwalla – explores the opportunities presented by the circular economy for the photovoltaic industry in Australia …
This jointly hosted event will explore opportunities to recover more textiles from the domestic waste stream …... More
This jointly hosted event, ‘The Circular Economy: Models for Change’, will showcase the Holland Circular Hotspot and some local initiatives as we explore the transition to a circular economy …... More
NSW Circular will be officially launched by NSW Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes on 9 October …... More