A golden opportunity
Australia’s abandoned mines could become community assets, rather than liabilities.
Supercharging solar panel recycling
It's expected that more than 100,000 tonnes of solar panels will enter Australia’s waste stream by 2035 – but there's a way to change that.
Rewriting the climate story
Coronavirus and stimulus spending creates a golden opportunity for low-carbon transition.
Tip of the fatberg?
Now that more toilet paper is in fewer hands, experts are worried that, for those caught short, the potential use of alternatives such as wet wipes and napkins could lead to major sewerage system blockages.
Four play: What's in the extra bin?
By 2030, no matter where Victorians live or visit, they'll have a consistent kerbside bin system.
How to reduce your festive footprint
Plastic packaging, damaged decorations, gift wrapping, food waste – trailing the Christmas celebrations is a mountain of rubbish. What can we do to limit it?
Episode 3: The Mess We're In
We’re not going to recycle our way out of this one. It takes awareness and education to change our behaviours surrounding waste. Find out what you can do.
Episode 2: No Time to Waste
In this episode we talk to a campaigner who forced a major supermarket to better consider sustainability in its promotions and discover how marketing research can help organisations do it better.
Episode 1 : Trash Talk
Susan Carland is joined by researchers and behaviour change experts from BehaviourWorks Australia – together they talk global waste.
Turning e-waste trash into treasure
The World Economic Forum estimates e-waste to be worth US$62.5 billion annually, but only 20 per cent is recycled through appropriate channels.
A flair for international collaboration
With a flair for international collaboration, Sze-yin Tan is advancing clean recycling technologies.
Rethinking plastic to change the system
Although bans on single-use plastic products can be effective, we need to change our mindset on their value.
What's that you say?
The current system of languages education in Australia that prioritises accuracy over fluency is doing students few favours.
Turning plastic into fuel
With China no longer accepting Australian waste, an innovative home-grown solution is planned to turn plastic and used tyres into fuel.
Understanding the modern consumer
There's a fundamental shift occurring in consumer behaviour, from conspicuous consumption to conscious consumption.
Reality check: EdTech is killing the planet
Despite our reliance on digital technologies in the classroom, there are too few natural resources to produce and sustain them at the levels we expect.
A mission to make plastic fantastic
A Dutch design student's idea to repurpose plastics on a small scale has become an initiative that's spawned a growing global community.
How to change our relationship with plastic
It's not evil, but we do need to adopt different habits and think about reusable alternatives to many single-use plastic products.
Sustainability and ethical production are becoming central to fashion design and manufacturing.
Talent shortage, but mining far from rock bottom
Despite the shrinking pool of mining engineering graduates, the industry is crying out for new talent.
Moving forward by going back to the swamp
The proposed redevelopment of the Arden-Macaulay site as part of Melbourne Metro presents an opportunity to return to the area's watery origins.
How to survive on the red planet
Donald Trump may want to send people back to the moon, but what about the practicalities of living on Mars?
Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Research Fellow, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Head of National Programs, ClimateWorks
Research Fellow with BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor, Civil Engineering
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Associate Professor of Marketing
Senior Lecturer, Human Geography in the School of Social Sciences
Researcher at BehaviourWorks
Advertising writer, Founder of Future Landfill
Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering, Malaysia
Manager, Engineering and Sustainability
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Professor, Chemical Engineering
Research Fellow, Department of Marketing
Professor, Faculty of Education
Director of Learning and Teaching, and Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics
Chair of the Monash Mining and Resources Advisory Board
Professor, Department of Architecture, MADA