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26/04/22

Compostable Plastics Research Update - April 2022

Catch up with our latest research on the UK's system for compostable plastics in this webinar (broadcast 25/04/22).

15/03/22

New Hub paper on UK food waste recycling behaviours

Hub researchers analyse barriers and enablers to food waste recycling amongst UK citizens.

15/03/22

Hub submits behaviour change evidence paper

Plastic Waste Innovation Hub submit written evidence to the House of Lords Environment and Climate Change Committee Inquiry on mobilising action on climate change and environment through behaviour change.

24/01/22

Announcing the launch of the Big Repair Project!

Our new UK citizen science study on the repair and maintenance of home appliances and electronics.

19/10/21

Vision for the Future of Plastics

We are delighted to share a new policy document ahead of COP26 - A Vision for the Future of Plastics.

29/09/21

Compostable Plastics Research Update - September 2021

Catch up with our latest research on the UK's system for compostable plastics in this webinar (broadcast 16/09/21).

Plastic Waste Innovation Hub

About Us

The Plastic Waste Hub

We are a multidisciplinary team of researchers, including scientists, engineers, designers, and social scientists, taking a design-led approach to the issue of plastic waste.

Our core team

Former Team Members

Miguel Casas Arredondo

Dr Kimberley Chandler

Dr Leona Leipold

Dr Candace Partridge

Projects

Multidisciplinary

  • Public policy
  • Behaviour change
  • Economics
  • Design
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Digital
  • Materials Science

Global outlook

  • Researchers
  • Shoppers
  • Businesses
  • NGOs
  • Teachers
  • Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Schools
  • Students
  • Families

Contact Us

UCL Plastic Waste Innovation Hub

Level 2, 90 Tottenham Court Road

London. W1T 4TJ

hello@plasticwastehub.org.uk