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[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lq1wUc6G_M&t=861s]

Ever wonder what happens to those old computers you throw out? E-waste is a huge problem accumulating around 20 – 40 million tons of toxic waste world-wide per annum. Prof Veena Sahajwalla, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology, UNSW, is revolutionising e-waste recycling and showing how metals, glass and plastics can be reused and in doing so generate a billion dollar industry. Here she speaks about her research (play from 14:15).

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