Eureka Talks Series: Waste Not, Want Not

On 10 June 2023, UNSW SMaRT Centre Director, Professor Veena, a 2022 Eureka Prize winner, talks to another Prize winner at the Australian Museum to explore the science of decarbonising the world with a recycling revolution.

In the first of the Museum's new Eureka Talk series, Dr Jackson Ryan, winner of the 2022 Eureka Prize for Science Journalism, sits down with the 2022 New South Wales Australian of the Year and two-time Eureka Prize winner, Professor Veena Sahajwalla to hear about the UNSW SMaRT Centre's various innovative recycling technologies.

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Host, the Australian Museum says:

The Eureka Talks Series shines a light on research and innovations changing the fields of Climate, Health and Science Communication. Hear from Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners, finalists and other science leaders as they share their experiences, challenges and discoveries in their particular fields of research.

Find out how the grounds from your cappuccino could help to eliminate the need for coal and coke by using UNSW SMaRT Centre's innovative recycling technologies. Dive into the four R's - reduce, reuse, recycle, and REFORM - and how they can be applied to create a sustainable future.

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes were established in 1990 to celebrate the work of Australian scientists, and how their contributions are producing world-leading results that can influence the lives of many across the globe.

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