Contributor: Michele Acuto

Michele Acuto is an expert on urban politics and international urban planning, and director of Connected Cities Lab at University of Melbourne. Outside academia, Michele has worked for the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), the Kimberley Process for conflict diamonds, and the European Commission's response to pandemic threats. He holds strong views on recycling.

Global Garbage: Where Does Our Recycling Go?

In our latest instalment of the ‘Circular Thinking’ series, we are going global. Where does our waste go? Does our recycling even get recycled? And what has China got to do with it? Professor of international urban politics at University of Melbourne, Michele Acuto, is here to help.