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The significant challenges and opportunities that e-waste represents

Australia has limited capacity to process its e-waste in-house and recent media reports have highlighted the problems we face when exporting our e-waste overseas. Swinburne University of Technology professor Geoff Brooks says we can turn this issue on its head if we can begin to look at the issue as an opportunity to build on the country’s wealth, to create new jobs, and to develop innovative technologies around e-waste processing.

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