Plastics: myths and truths of an environmental emergency

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
2
ECTS
10
Overall hours
Lesson period
April
Language
English
Plastics changed our life, becoming necessary in various technological fields. For example, plastic helps prolonging the life of food, it allows to reduce fuel consumption in transport, thanks to its lightness, and energy for heating contributing to thermal insulation. However, plastic has become pervasive and creates many serious environmental problems. Among these, many are due to microplastics, which are in the waters we drink and in the air we breathe. Can we defend ourselves against plastic waste? The course aims to deal scientifically with environmental problems related to the use of plastics and their possible solutions.
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Building 5, Body B, 3rd floor, room 3051