E-waste Microfactorie launch

The world’s first Microfactorie®  that can transform the components from electronic waste (e-waste) items such as discarded smart phones and laptops into valuable materials for re-use was launched at the UNSW SMaRT Centre on 4 April 2018.

In launching the E-Waste Microfactorie®, the then NSW Minister for the Environment Gabrielle Upton said it was exciting to see technological innovations that could transform waste management and recycling.

The below video features highlights from the launch.

Read the announcement here.

Read an opinion editorial published in the Sydney Morning Herald about the new Microfactorie here.

Go to the Microfactories webpage on this site for more information.

E-waste microfactorie launch video