ABC Radio National Big Ideas podcast

Veena was interviewed for the ABC Radio National's Big Ideas podcast by Benjamin Law about the need for more alignment of, and innovation in, recycling and manufacturing.

Click here to listen to the interview on the ABC website.

By the ABC:


Do you divide up your rubbish to reduce the amount that goes to landfill?

Unfortunately we have a long way to go to recycle everything and far too much still ends up on the rubbish dump.

So what needs to change?

Recorded March 16 2021 Curiocity Brisbane


Veena Sahajwalla -  Professor of Materials Science  University of New South Wales.

Guillaume Crédoz - architect and artist

Benjamin Law – host

Sustainable fashion

With cheap mass produced clothes you can afford to keep up with fashion but it comes at an environmental cost.

The  fashion industry is under pressure to be sustainable by producing clothes with the least environmental impact and then reusing and recycling rather than allowing millions of tonnes of textiles to go to landfill.