Plastic Pollution: Sources, Types and Solutions

Plastic Pollution: Sources, Types and Solutions

Type of Event Training
Date of Event 2020-02-15 ~ 2020-02-20 (Saturday) 09:30 - 12:30; (Tuesday and Thursday) 18:30 - 21:30
Location University of Saint Joseph – N.A.P.E. Campus (Address: Rua de Londres 106, Macau)
Registration description From now until 07/02/2020
Audience Environmental Education teachers
Quota 25 25
Fee Free
Performer Professor David Gonçalves, University of Saint Joseph
Organization Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Producer Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Language English
Information 83959184 (Mr. Mok Man Hong, Nicholas)
Goal 1. To identify various plastic wastes and learn their effects on the environment; 2. To learn about the different categories of plastics and their recycling potential; 3. Laboratory synthesis of bioplastic using corn starch.
Message Session 1 - Field trip to collect different plastic wastes on the beaches of Macau - Quantification and classification of collected plastic wastes Session 2 - Introduction to different types of plastics and their recycling potential - Introduction to bioplastics - Preparation of bioplastic using corn starch Session 3 - Characterization of the properties of corn starch bioplastic synthesized in Session 2 and comparison with conventional plastic - General discussion on the approaches to minimize environmental pollution by plastic wastes


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