21 min

Futureproof Extra: The Plastic Waste Solution Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea

    • Science

Our relationship with plastic has never been more problematic.
First created in order to address environmental issues, plastic has now developed into one of the biggest environmental issues we currently face as a species.
The extent of the pollution of plastic has yet to be fully determined but with micro plastics being found in the air that we breathe, the food we eat, to it being found in the deepest depths of the Marianas Trench, real change is needed.
Dr Mark Miodownik, Professor of Materials and Society at University College London, Materials engineer, writer and broadcaster joins Jonathan ahead of his participation at the NI Science Festival to discuss.

Our relationship with plastic has never been more problematic.
First created in order to address environmental issues, plastic has now developed into one of the biggest environmental issues we currently face as a species.
The extent of the pollution of plastic has yet to be fully determined but with micro plastics being found in the air that we breathe, the food we eat, to it being found in the deepest depths of the Marianas Trench, real change is needed.
Dr Mark Miodownik, Professor of Materials and Society at University College London, Materials engineer, writer and broadcaster joins Jonathan ahead of his participation at the NI Science Festival to discuss.

21 min

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