#390 Disposable: Part I


This is the first of two episodes about rethinking waste, made by University of Melbourne Master of Journalism students, as part of the Science Gallery exhibition Disposable.

Around The Back by Danielle O’Neal, Inger Kviseth, Doreen Lee and Christina Lu

We’re diving into the bins, because this trash is Charlie and Ginnie’s treasure.

Supervising producers: Eugenia Zoubtchenko and Jordan Fennell

Music: ‘Funky Suspense’ by Benjamin Tissot, ‘Tomorrow’ by Benjamin Tissot (bensound.com)

Bending Bananas to Fight Food Waste by Grace Aicken, Xue Bai and Mengyu Qi

Bananas farmers Rob and Krista are finding ways to turn their waste into produce.

Supervising producer: Jordan Fennell

Music: ‘The House of the Rising Sun’ by the Sparks

Greener on the Other Side by Dino Vlachos, Jess Cockerill, Yingxuan Li and Jingyi Lai

Lots of people are trying to lead a greener life, but what about a greener death?

Supervising producer: Eugenia Zoubtchenko

Music: ‘Stabat Mater’ by Antonin Dvorak

Triangle of Death by Else Kennedy, Claire Capel-Stanley, Yunfei Wang, and Fangying Zhou

Melbourne’s first safe injecting room is saving lives, but many aren’t happy about having it in their neighbourhood.

Supervising producer: Jordan Fennell

Music: ‘ugh’ by Matilda Abraham, ‘gushy strings no vocal’ Matilda Abraham.

Husky Heroes by Fujia Yang, James Thomas Astley, Zehui and Chen and Min Mu

Dogs are not disposable.

Supervising producers: Britta Jorgensen and Jordan Fennell

Music: ‘Better days’ by Benjamin Tissot, ‘Acoustic Breeze’ by Benjamin Tissot (bensound.com)

‘Disposable’ is the theme of this year’s Science Gallery exhibition, opening at the University of Melbourne this August.

All The Best credits:

Executive Producer: Ryan Pemberton

Victorian State Coordinator: Jordan Fennell

Episode Mix and Compile: Elina Godwin

Host: Maddy Macquine

Community Coordinators: Chloe Gillespie and Danni Stewart

SYN Community Coordinator: Erin Dick

Social Media Producer: Matilda Fay

Image: Gary Chan on Unsplash CC