Tuesday, 26 May 2020. 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Microsoft Teams, live event.

In this session we were joined by Professor Richard Stuetz from UNSW. He covered the science of odour management and the important role community plays within it.

Odour is a type of pollution in the environment. Awareness has been growing as industry grows and our need for a clean environment. Odour impacts us directly, including how and where we socialise. 

Odour can come from:

  • landfills
  • chemical plants
  • food processing plants
  • improper sewage treatment.

In 2018-19, the most common pollution reports to EPA were about odour.

EPA regulates odour pollution from industry and agriculture. With community support, we can find and respond to odour pollution.

In this seminar Professor Stuetz shared his expertise in engineering and waste management. He shared his insights on:

  • odour technologies
  • scientific and environmental challenges
  • the future of odour management systems.

Science and technology are helping us to solve problems like the psychological impacts of odour and how to manage that. 

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Reviewed 27 May 2020