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The Research School of Electrical Energy, and Material Engineering (RSEEME) at ANU, in collaboration with Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR), and with the support of ACT NoWaste are initiating the launch of Resourceful Waste Newsletter during National Recycling Week in mid-November 2019.
The quarterly newsletter will feature a broad range of waste-related articles. The newsletter focuses on creating a platform to allow effective communication of issues in the waste management area.
Inform about the progress in the waste-related research project in different research groups in the ACT.
Highlight the challenges in waste management issues faced by the various waste industries and organisations.
To connect people who are contributing to ideas to divert waste from landfill and improve recycling efficiency.
Minister for Recycling and Waste Reduction, Chris Steel MLA
"Resourceful Waste provides a space for industry, academics and government to share their knowledge and collaborate in our shared vision to reduce waste."
Deputy Dean of ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science, Professor Nick Birbilis
"We welcome everyone to actively support this newsletter by continuously inform the progress and challenges in resources and waste management area to divert waste from landfills and improve recycling efficiency."
CEO of Waste Management & Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR), Gayle Sloan
"The quarterly Resourceful Waste Newsletter is one of several platforms that could enhance collaboration by connecing stakeholder."
Mission untossable: giving objects new life
When: 6-8pm Wednesday 13 November 2019
As part of the 2019 National Recycling Week program, ACT NoWaste and GIVIT present an express slideshow night, Mission Untossable – powered by Pecha Kucha. Read more
What’s all the racquet about recycling carbon fibre?»
Carbon fibre is attracting more and more applications – from bikes and tennis racquets to sports cars and planes. However, materials researcher Di He is more interested in what happens to this material after it's life of luxury.
The best of both worlds: bendable, biodegradable tech»
Ankur Sharma is working on the smartphones of the future. He is creating the next generation of electronic devices, made from organic material.
Are newer products more recyclable?»
There's consumer demand for more technology, but also more sustainable options. Associate Professor Matthew Doolan and Dr Vi Kie Soo look for ways to achieve both and improve the environmental impacts of technology.
Saving the world one carpool at a time»
A large fraction of the cars we use end up as waste. ANU researcher Chalaka Fernando believes in the potential of Mobility as a Service models to reduce this. Think carpooling, carsharing, and ride-sourcing products like Uber.