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We’re into the third and final week of The Lives and Afterlives of Plastic, it’s been wonderful so far, and I’m looking forwards to working through the last set of presentations.

This week we have a keynote from professor Ian Shaw that looks at plastics and endocrine disrupting chemicals, as well as panels on public awareness of marine plastics, plastics and microfibres/fabrics, waste management, and last of all materiality.

In that final panel is the paper that Trisia Farelly and I co-authored, which is a fairly accessible and informal discussion of a range of issues around plastic, accumulation, toxicity and regulation. It’s called Technofossils and Toxicity, but the Anthropocene/Technofossils bit didn’t make it to the final cut as out original discussion went for way over the 20 minutes

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