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Making high value products from agricultural waste

Making high value products from agricultural waste

This case study comes from University of Adelaide. Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks – these are some high value products that could be first to market from a new $11...

Make Australia ‘make’ again

Make Australia ‘make’ again

In this The Weekend Australian Magazine news story, our Director, UNSW Professor Veena Sahajwalla, talks about the importance of managing our waste like 'renewable materials' as we seek a new sovereign capability to support ourselves in the face of a crisis like...

Veena speaking at 2020 Shared Value Summit

Veena speaking at 2020 Shared Value Summit

Our Director, UNSW Professor Veena Sahajwalla, will be a speaker at the 2020 Shared Value Summit Asia Pacific on 10 June. Revised into a webinar, the Summit brings together some of the brightest minds to talk about the need to rise to the challenges we face in 2020 at...

Australian Geographic interview – Veena on circular

Australian Geographic interview – Veena on circular

Australian Geographic talks to our Director, UNSW Professor Veena Sahajwalla, about our waste challenges and helping to develop circular economy solutions. Here is the Australia Geographic webpage that hosts the podcast and some of their promo, and below a button to...

A circular economy can boost GDP by billions

A circular economy can boost GDP by billions

Insights from KPMG's Dr Brendan Rynne and Dr George Verikios Implementing a circular economy is fundamental to an environmentally and economically sustainable future. Put simply, a circular economy involves more use and re-use of the industrial production system so we...

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