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Aidan Wong

Aidan Wong serves as an Assistant Professor of Urban Studies (Education) and Deputy Director at Singapore Management University's Office of Core Curriculum and Wee Kim Wee Centre. His research focuses on Singapore Studies, Global Production Networks, and Informal Economies. He teaches Urban Cultures, SG: Imagining Next 50 Years, Food Cultures, and Refocusing Wealth and Poverty.

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Waste and other discarded objects contain [a] latent value which is realised when individuals and firms seek to recycle, repurpose, reuse or process these materials to extract the materials that are of value.

Aidan Wong, Electronic waste recycling and sustainability in Singapore