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“Plastics Unwrapped: The Good, the Bad, the Debate” Seminar Series

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Wed., May 22, 2013 | 6 – 8 pm
$5 at the door; FREE for Burke members, UW students, staff, and faculty with UW ID

Join the Burke Museum and the UW Program on the Environment for a  seminar series called “Plastics Unwrapped: The Good, the Bad, the Debate.”

From April 3 – May 22, 2013, the seminar includes lectures select Wednesdays at the Burke Museum at 6 pm, covering such topics as the effect of plastic waste on marine life, to the international debate on electronic plastics. The series includes:

Come to one talk, or come to all; all lectures are open to the public!


Please note: The following talks have been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience

  • May 1, Toxics in Consumer Plastics 
  • April 10, The Benefits of Plastic
  • April 17, Plastics Recycling and Composting: Successes and Challenges
  • May 8, Ban the Bag: the Grocery Bag Debate