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Science + Art + Design Sustainable Plastics Workshop

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 3:50 pm to 5:30 pm

University Center, 618 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

How can we make better plastics?

Purpose: To explore biopolymers (starch,water,milk, etc) as an alternative to traditional polyester and other synthetic plastics that can also act as estrogen disruptors influencing both ecological integrity and human health.

Concepts: Chemical polymerization

Social Connection: Action against plastics in the environment, and the role that estrogen disruption has on health (Link)

Method of Experiment: Mixing materials, using molds, and heating and cooling cycles to craft products or textiles.

Resource Document (Link)

Presented by Euguene Lang College

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Event Type

Workshops and Training

Audience

General Public

School

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

Topic

Natural Science

Cost

FREE

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The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
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