SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production

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Founded in 2008, the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) at UNSW aims to develop novel research for sustainable materials and manufacturing processes, build industry partnerships to activate research for real world impact, and to disseminate green materials and manufacturing technologies that benefit industries, local communities, and enhance sustainable economic growth internationally. 

Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla is an internationally recognised materials scientist, engineer and inventor revolutionising recycling science. She is renowned for her research into the transformation of waste into 'green materials' and commercialised 'green' steelmaking process that have revolutionised consumption practices.

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UNSW is committed to ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns. Explore our commitments and activities to this Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). 

Explore the courses at UNSW that are related to the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #12 Responsible Consumption and Production.

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