Pushing Forward Better E-Waste Practises in Western Australia

February 17th, 2022

OpenGov Asia, Other, 16/02/2022
The Environment Minister of Western Australia and its Innovation and ICT Minister recently held an industry presentation with three recipients of the WasteSorted E-Waste Grants to discuss findings from projects aimed at assisting in the development of long-term innovative ways to process e-waste. […] The projects included: Curtin University A project to recover valuable metals and remove toxic metals from e-waste using a safe leaching system; CSIRO A project to develop innovative bioprocesses to extract precious and base metals from e-waste through a laboratory-scale prototype; and, Epichem A project to test the use of oxidative hydrothermal dissolution (OHD) to break down e-waste to produce a range of useful and high-value chemicals.

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