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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


Join us at Cheltenham Science Festival 2019

The Plastic Waste Solution, Wednesday 5 June, 3:30–4:30pm


UCL launches its Plastic Waste Innovation Hub

Notes on the launch of the Hub


Summer studentships

More summer studentships available at the Hub

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



  • 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