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The challenges of plastic waste are real and need to be urgently solved but is it as simple as doing away with plastic altogether? This session explores the complex nature of our plastic environment, the interdependency of plastics on our goals for lowering our carbon footprint and increasing our expected lifespan, and the relationship we have with plastic in a pandemic and post-pandemic world.
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Dr Helen Holmes is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester and part of the Sustainable Consumption Institute. Her work explores the intersections of consumption and diverse forms of economy, particularly circular economy, through a focus on materials and practices.
Professor Michael Shaver (FRSC, FIMMM) is Professor of Polymer Science in the School of Natural Sciences at the University of Manchester where he leads initiatives in sustainable polymers, plastics and materials for the Henry Royce Institute, the UK’s national advanced materials science centre. H...
Sophie is the COO and Co-Founder of Dsposal a clean-tech company, who along with its sister social enterprise Your Dsposal, is on a mission is to empower people to make better decisions with their resources and waste by increasing transparency and accountability to make a positive impact on our e...
Founded in 1935 in Parma, Italy, as a family company, Chiesi has over 85 years’ experience of treating patients. They now span the globe, employing more than 6,000 people worldwide and sell products in more than 80 countries. Chiesi is run by the third generation of the Chiesi family and is among...
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