Tanya Ha is an award-winning Australian environmental campaigner, best-selling author and science journalist. She is also a media commentator on science and environmental issues, a behaviour change consultant, and was...
As the world becomes increasingly urbanised, how do we also become sufficiently sanitised? Imagine a world where rubbish, in all its forms, becomes intrinsic to the cycles of human existence, rather than a by-product.
For this to happen, waste worldwide needs to be re-used, recycled and reformed… but most importantly, it needs to be valued within our modern world.
Our expert panel in all things discarded will share innovative ways to reimagine and repurpose waste, and examine whether science and technology can 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. Chester Arnold
Thy Kingdom Come II, 2000 Oil on canvas; 72 x 86 inches
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