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22 October - 13 November
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Assessing local knowledge about plastic waste

My local area theme

What’s on offer?

This event is part of a collaboration between Chemical Engineering, Business Operations Management, and Marketing to study the problem of plastic waste as a barrier to achieving Net Zero. Multiple exhibitors will showcase how they are doing their bit to address plastic waste, and interactive areas will include displays asking people to consider which types of products create more or minimise the problem of plastic waste.

Who’s leading the event?

Dr Josephine Go Jefferies, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Newcastle University 

Dr Katarina Novakovic, Reader in Polymer Engineering, Newcastle University 

Prof Christian Hicks, Professor in Operations Management, Newcastle University 

Ms Zara Latif, President of the NUSU Chemical Engineering Society, Newcastle University 

Open to

Everyone is eligible to attend.

Of particular interest to

People and organisations interested in sustainability and low carbon living for people and planet health.

Event Booking details

No advance booking from the public required - just turn up on the day.