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Perspectives on a better future for plastics

As part of Raw Materials: Plastics at Nunnery Gallery, London E3


Plastic Fantastic!

Reinvigorate your love of plastics at the Institute of Making's Festival of Stuff


The Problem with Plastics

Hear Mark Miodownik talk plastics this Friday 27 June, 7–8pm


Exploring the idea of a circular economy

Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Summit 2019 at London's Roundhouse, Thursday 13 June


Unwrapping the Packaging Problem

Insightful discussion with Everyday Plastic at the British Library


Hear our perspectives on a better future for plastics

Discussion event at Bow Arts, 18 July 2019, from 7pm

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

Dr Kimberley Chandler

Dr Leona Leipold

Dr Candace Partridge



  • 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