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CPA In The Black magazine did a cover story on Veena and the UNSW SMaRT Centre in July 2020, featuring her personal story and many of the SMaRT innovations.
Below is an excerpt from the full story here followed by a video.
Discover the fascinating story of inventor Veena Sahajwalla, who launched the first e-waste microfactory - a unique model poised to disrupt the industry.
How inventor Veena Sahajwalla is revolutionising recycling science. Veena Sahajwalla has launched the world's first e-waste microfactory and plans to export the model throughout Australia, and the globe.
At a glance Professor Veena Sahajwalla is the inventor of polymer injection technology, known as green steel, an eco-friendly process for using recycled tyres in steel production.
An annual average of 619,000 tonnes of Australian recyclable materials were left without a home. The nation was facing a waste crisis, but Professor Veena Sahajwalla had a strategy for tipping the materials straight back into the economy.