Podcast

Plastic fantastic: a recycling revolution

May 2 2019

In a world awash with plastic waste, Professor Thomas Maschmeyer’s start-up company, Licella, could be a game-changer.

Using renewable energy, Licella completely recycles plastic – saving energy and avoiding pollution.

We talk to Professor Maschmeyer, from the University of Sydney, about this project, batteries that will never catch fire, and how to combine research and entrepreneurship.

Professor Maschmeyer is a Fellow of the Academy, who won the 2018 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science.

Read the transcript of this podcast.