Waste Heroes

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The soil-maker: Bisso Revigo

Bisso migrated to Australia from Sudan with his family, and still supports some of his children who stayed there. He is Team Leader at Global Renewables Waste to Compost depot, Eastern Creek, Sydney.

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The scientist: James Bradfield-Moody

James is responsible for CSIRO's Business Development activities, international footprint and connections in the innovation system. He is also the co-author of 'The Sixth Wave'.

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The journalist: Bianca Nogrady

Bianca lives in the Blue Mountains, outside Sydney. She is a science journalist, co-author of 'The Sixth Wave', and the busy mother of two.

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The Chef: Luke Powell

Luke is a rising chef, originally from New Zealand, and has been working in kitchens since he was 15. He lives in inner city Sydney, and works on the street gardens of Chippendale.

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The recycler: Catherine Warren

Catherine is a Kiwi who came to work at the Visy Paper recycling plant in Sydney as a temporary job, and ended up staying and being promoted to Team Leader.

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The bottle-maker: Colin Jawara

Colin is the proud father of a large blended family, and believes recycling is vital to future generations. He is a team leader at Visy Plastics Depot, Sydney.

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Making energy and fertilizer from waste: David Clarke

A lot of the food thrown out in restaurants and supermarkets ends up right outside David Clarke’s office at Earthworks, where he makes sure it is turned into green electricity and fertiliser.

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The artist: Andre Mahummad

An artist and musician, Andre grew up in the West Indies. He is a much-loved member of the Bondi Beach community where he sees a lot of great stuff thrown onto the streets.

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The environmentalist: Jeff Angel

Jeff Angel has campaigned for the Australian environment since the Save the Forests days, 40 years ago. He is Executive Director of Total Environment Centre, and the author of 'Green Is Good'.

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Reverse Garbage: Narelle Mantle

Narelle Mantle has a fun job saving millions of items from landfill at Reverse Garbage in Sydney – first stop for bargain hunters, artists, film and theatre companies, and anyone else seeking pre-loved fabulousness.

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How to live sustainably: Michael Mobbs

Michael Mobbs grew up on a farm, became a lawyer, and then went back to his roots, creating the world famous Sustainable House, in urban Chippendale.

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Garbage collectors to recyclers: Ben Kusto

Ben was a footballer who played for Australia in England, before moving into Waste Services for the City of Sydney. He loves the way little kids are mad for garbage trucks.

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The e-waste recycler: Kumar Radhakrishnan

Kumar thinks we should be recycling gold, copper and other precious metals from our old computers and mobile phones, instead of throwing them away. He is Vice President, Sims Asia Pacific.Kumar Radhakrishnan.

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