Dr Vi Kie Soo at work with car parts. Photo by Kendall Power.

Dr Vi Kie Soo at work with car parts. Photo by Kendall Power.

Accelerated recycling

While many of us struggle to remember which bottles or plastics are recyclable and which bin they can go into, an ANU academic has turned her mind to recycling entire vehicles. Rebecca McKenzie-McHarg reports.

Over the past five years, Dr Vi Kie Soo from the ANU Research School of Engineering has developed an intimacy with cars, car parts, car manufacturing and highly technical recycling methods.