25 April 2018

Summer School “Brilliant Minds for Social-Ecological Transformations”

Call for Participation: We are thrilled to announce the summer school “Brilliant Minds for Social-Ecological Transformations” organized by PlastX researchers together with the ISOE – Institute of Social-Ecological Research!

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12 December 2016

Clothing from Ocean Plastic

With headlines like “Clothing from ocean plastic” companies indicate that they turn marine debris into new products and seem to demonstrate their eco-friendliness and sustainability. Recycling of plastics into clothing is not new: Since more than 15 years used plastic bottles have been utilized to produce new textiles; but over the years technologies got better and now even shoes can be made from recycled plastic. Is this media-effective topic only exploited for marketing purposes or does ”clothing from ocean plastic” really help to tackle global plastic pollution?

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10 September 2016

PlastX Scientists at the SETAC Conference

As every year, at the beginning of September, it was time for the annual meeting of the SETAC GLB (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry).

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19 July 2016

Getting Started

We are very pleased to announce that the PlastX group was completed this July and immediately got involved in the plastic topic.

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