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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