Professor Veena Sahajwalla is redefining 'waste'

Professor Veena Sahajwalla is an expert in recycling, the founding Director of the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology at University of New South Wales - and, last year, added NSW Australian of the year to her long list of honours and awards. In this chat, we talk about reimagining 'waste' as an opportunity - drawing on Veena's experiences growing up in Mumbai to her pioneering micro-factories and green steel innovation.

Useful links:

  • Veena at UNSW (here)
  • Australian Government National Plastics Plan 2021 (here)


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