Publications

Haider, T.; Völker, C.; Kramm, J.; Landfester, K.; Wurm, F.R. (2018): Plastics of the furture? The impact of biodegradable polymers on the environment and on society. In: Angewandte Chemie, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201805766

Kerber, H.; Kramm J. (2018): Researching marine litter on the island Phu Quoc, Vietnam. In: Watersolutions (2), 26-28.

Kramm, J.; Völker, C.; Wagner, M. (2018): Superficial or Substantial: Why Care about Microplastics in the Anthropocene? In: Environ. Sci. Technol., 52 (6): 3336–3337; doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00790. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.est.8b00790

Kramm, J.; Völker, C. (2018): Understanding the risks of microplastics. A social-ecological risk perspective. In: Wagner, M. and Lambert, S. (eds.): Freshwater microplastics: Emerging environmental contaminants? Handbook of Environmental Chemistry. Springer Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-61615-5_11

Kramm, J.; Völker, C. (2017): Plastikmüll im Meer. Zur Entdeckung eines Umweltproblems. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ) 51-52: 17-22; http://www.bpb.de/apuz/261373/plastikmuell-im-meer-zur-entdeckung-eines-umweltproblems

Völker, C.; Kramm, J.; Kerber, H.; Schramm, E.; Winker, M.; Zimmermann, M. (2017): More Than a Potential Hazard—Approaching Risks from a Social-Ecological Perspective. In: Sustainability. Special Issue “Social Ecology. State of the Art and Future Prospects”. 9 (7), 1039; doi:10.3390/su9071039

 

Conference Proceedings

2018

„Plastic Reduction needs more than choosing the right products – An ethnographic exploration of packaging as an actor beyond the shelf“  Lukas Sattlegger (presentation), Third International Conference of Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), Kopenhagen,  27. – 29. June 2018

„How do we consume plastics? Practices, consequences and solutions“  Heide Kerber (presentation), GIZ Fachtagung Biodiversität Wald Klima Umwelt 2018: Die Zukunft die wir wollen, Bad Neuenahr,  18. – 22. June 2018

“How toxic are our daily used plastic products? Screening the toxicity of plastic extracts with in vitro biassays” Lisa Zimmermann (presentation), Young Environmental Scientists Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, 25.-29. March 2018

“What is in our plastic? In vitro toxicity of extracts from plastic products”
Lisa Zimmermann (presentation), Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC SE) Annual Meeting, Rome, 13. –17. May 2018

“Sustainable food distribution systems – Research and practice in a transdisciplinary discussion”
Johanna Kramm, Lukas Sattlegger (session chairs), Conference of the Science, Technology and Society Unit – Graz University of Technology (STS), Annual joint conference with the Inter-Disciplinary Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture (IFZ) and the Institute of Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-S), Graz, 7. –8. May 2018

“An unloved actor – An ethnographic study on the role of packaging at retailer level“
Lukas Sattlegger (presentation), Conference of the Science, Technology and Society Unit – Graz University of Technology (STS), Annual joint conference with the Inter-Disciplinary Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture (IFZ) and the Institute of Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-S), Graz, 7. –8. May 2018

 

2017

„Plastic Bridges – Addressing unsustainable plastic use in practices of food supply” Lukas Sattlegger (presentation), Kolloquium – Researching Space and Place (Ted Schatzki), Katholische Universität Eichtstätt, 11.–14. December 2017

“In vitro-Toxizität von Kunststoffextrakten” Lisa Zimmermann, Carolin Völker, Martin Wagner (presentation), Session microplastic and nanomaterials, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry German Language Branch (SETAC GLB) Annual Meeting, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, 12.–14. November 2017

“Risikobewertung von Mikroplastik” Carolin Völker, Lisa Zimmermann, Martin Wagner, Nicole Brennholt, Friederike Stock (workshop lead), Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry German Language Branch (SETAC GLB) Annual Meeting, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, 12.–14. November 2017

“Wissen und Nicht-Wissen im Umgang mit sozial-ökologischen Risiken.” Johanna Kramm and Markus Keck (session chairs), Deutscher Kongress für Geographie. “Ein Welt in Bewegung: Erforschen – Verstehen – Gestalten”, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, 30. September–5. October 2017

“Doing transdisciplinary research. Addressing challenges faced by early career researchers.” Johanna Kramm, Carolin Völker, et al. (workshop concept and lead) International Transdisciplinarity Conference 2017. Transdisciplinary Research and Education – Intercultural Endevours, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, td-net, Lüneburg, 11. September 2017

“Plastics and the Anthropocene. The transformative capacities of plastics.” Johanna Kramm (presentation), Workshop Knowing the Anthropocene. Exploring knowledge practices of the Anthropocene, University Tübingen, 26.–28. July 2017

“Plastic Bridges – Packaging consumption in the food cycle.” Lukas Sattlegger (input and discussion of research design), 13. Berliner Methodentreffen Qualitative Forschung, Berlin, 21.–22. July 2017

“Marine Litter and the commons: How can effective governance be established?” Heide Kerber (presentation), XVI Biennial IASC-Conference “Practicing the Commons: Self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change”, Utrecht University, 10.–14. July 2017

“Marine Litter from a global and a local perspective” Heide Kerber (presentation), 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switerland, 27.–28. April 2017

“Plastic Bridges – Addressing unsustainable plastic use in practices of food supply” Lukas Sattlegger (presentation), 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, 27.–28. April 2017

“How to cope with plastic waste in the environment? Finding solutions through a transdisciplinary research approach” Johanna Kramm, Carolin Völker, Tobias Haider, Heide Kerber, Lukas Sattlegger, Lisa Zimmermann (presentation), ASLO 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Mountains to the Sea, Honolulu, Hawai`i, 26. February –3. March 2017

“In vitro analysis of leachates from plastic packaging – Study design” Lisa Zimmermann, Carolin Völker, Martin Wagner (poster presentation), 6th Young Environmental Scientists Meeting, Universität Stockholm, Sweden,  16.–20. February 2017

 

2016

“Erste Ergebnisse eines Stakeholder Dialoges zu Mikroplastik/Plastic Marine Litter-Problematik” Johanna Kramm and Carolin Völker (presentation), Fraunhofer Konsortialstudie Plastic Marine Litter und Mikroplastik, 2. Meeting with Stakeholders, Fraunhofer Forum Berlin 9.–10. November 2016

“Umweltsoziologische Identitätsfindung in sozial-ökologischen Problemdiskursen am Beispiel des transdisziplinären Projekts PlastX” Lukas Sattlegger (workshop concept and lead), 13. Tagung der Nachwuchsgruppe Umweltsoziologie, Universität Münster, 13.–14. October 2016

“Ecotoxicological evaluation of microplastics in rivers” Lisa Zimmermann (poster), 7th Late Summer Workshop „Microplastics in the Aquatic Environment“ Haltern am See, 25.–28. September 2016

“Nachweismethoden und Effekte von Nanopartikeln und Mikroplastik” Carolin Völker and Martin Wagner (session chairs), SETAC GLB „Viele Stoffe – Großes Risiko? Wie relevant sind (Spuren-)Stoffe für Mensch und Umwelt?“, Universität Tübingen, 5.–8. September 2016

“Plastics as a systemic risk of social-ecological supply systems” Carolin Völker and Johanna Kramm (presentation), European Conference on Plastics in Freshwater Environments, UBA, Berlin, 21.–22. June 2016

“Plastic Matters” Johanna Kramm (presentation), Non-representational thinking across German and Anglophone Geographies, Geographisches Institut der Universität Bayreuth, 9.–10. June 2016

“Plasticscapes” Johanna Kramm (presentation), Neue Kulturgeographie XIII „Integrative Geographien“, Geographisches Institut der Universität Graz, 28.–30. January 2016

 

PlastX in the Media

“Ideen gegen den Wassermangel” (zur Brilliant Minds for Social-Ecological Transformations), in: Frankfurter Rundschau, 06.08.2018

„Wir leben im Plastikzeitalter“, in: Frankfurter Rundschau, 08.07.2018

Konzentration auf Plastiktüten ein Ablenkungsmanöver?“, in: Frankfurter Rundschau, 20.06.2018

“Maßnahmen gegen Plastikabfälle in den Weltmeeren”, in: hr-fernsehen, “Alle Wetter!”, 03.05.2018, 19:15 Uhr (Video).

“Gefährliche Verpackungen”, in: Wetterauer Zeitung, Giessener Allgemeine und Alsfelder Allgemeine, 13.12.2017

Links and Networks

Bioanalytical Toxicology, Working Group Dr. Martin Wagner
http://biotox.de

Der verpackungsfreie Supermarkt: Stand und Perspektiven.
Über die Chancen und Grenzen des Precycling im Lebensmitteleinzelhandel (“Projekt unverpackt”). HNE Eberswalde.
http://www.hnee.de

Die nachhaltige Einkaufsalternative in Frankfurt: gramm genau

http://grammgenau.de/

Fraunhofer Umsicht Initiative Mikroplastik
http://www.initiative-mikroplastik.de

Nachwuchsförderung sozial-ökologische Forschung
https://www.fona.de

 

 

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