SOLVE magazine Issue 01 2020 - Page 36

If we don’t take radical action, the consequences of plastic pollution on our health and the environment will be catastrophic. We’ve got to build a world that’s more sustainable. A globe-spanning plastics economy based on circular principles. Before it’s too late. Right now, our researchers are making change happen. We’re working to transform the potential of plastic recycling and reuse. Reduce waste through packaging innovation. Develop new, sustainable materials. Formulate new policies and incentives. Further the world’s understanding of how microplastics affect our seas, economy and the air we breathe. A revolution has started in Portsmouth. We call it Revolution Plastics. It’s going to take global partnerships to turn the world around. If you’re with us, email revolutionplastics@port.ac.uk