Australian Research Council Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla is revolutionising recycling science to unlock the wealth of resources embedded in the many complex wastes currently destined for landfill. As a materials...View Profile
Waste, rubbish, detritus, remains…whatever we call it, humanity has generated too much of it and we are all part of this growing issue. Famous anthropologist and conservationist Jane Goodall recently listed waste as one of the three major problems facing humanity and the health of planet Earth.
Join our experts in all things discarded to find out how we can use the world’s waste output for good and not evil. As the world becomes increasingly urbanised, how do we also become sufficiently sanitised?
Can science and technology work their magic in time to save humanity from drowning in its own detritus?
Image courtesy of Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco. Artwork, collection of di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art, Napa, CA.
Thy Kingdom Come II, 2000
Oil on canvas; 72 x 86 inches
Studio 420, ABC Brisbane 114 Grey St, South Brisbane