Students and faculty with UPEI’s environmental studies program are hosting an information symposium entitled “Our Plastic World: The Breakdown’’.
The event runs from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in the Duffy Amphitheatre, room 135 of UPEI’s Duffy Science Centre.
Three speakers will provide insights into different aspects of plastic waste and the challenges society faces in dealing with it. A panel discussion will follow.
The panelists include Nino Antadze, assistant professor of environmental studies at UPEI; Heather Myers, disposal manager at Island Waste Management Corp.; and, Tony Walker, currently an assistant professor at the School for Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia.