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  • Plastic materials, pollution and recycling Creative commons image Icon epSos.de [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Plastic materials, pollution and recycling

    By Dr Simon Collinson

    What benefits do plastics offer society? What can we do with used plastic to avoid damage to the environment? ...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Sep 2017

  • Plastic materials, pollution and recycling

    Plastic materials, pollution and recycling Creative commons image Icon epSos.de [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Sep 2017
    What benefits do plastics offer society? What can we do with used plastic to avoid damage to the environment? Simon Collinson investigates...
  • Does nanotechnology offer a better way of dealing with electronic waste? Creative commons image Icon Ivan2010 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 May 2017

  • Does nanotechnology offer a better way of dealing with electronic waste?

    Does nanotechnology offer a better way of dealing with electronic waste? Creative commons image Icon Ivan2010 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 May 2017
    Obsolete computer equipment creates a waste headache. Smashing it up into tiny, tiny particles might be the best way of recycling, says new research.
  • Recycling: Putting consumers to work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images

    Recycling: Putting consumers to work

    By Dr Katy Wheeler

    The role of consumers play a vital part in waste management; Dr Katy Wheeler explores how in this article. 

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 May 2017

  • Recycling: Putting consumers to work

    Recycling: Putting consumers to work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 May 2017
    The role of consumers play a vital part in waste management; Dr Katy Wheeler explores how in this article. 
  • Why do planes get dumped in the desert? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Why do planes get dumped in the desert?

    Our series City In The Sky travelled to Arizona to see a plane come to its final destination.

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jan 2017

  • Why do planes get dumped in the desert?

    Why do planes get dumped in the desert? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    Our series City In The Sky travelled to Arizona to see a plane come to its final destination.
  • What can Chinese students in Southampton teach us about going green? Creative commons image Icon Jessie Hey under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Apr 2016

  • What can Chinese students in Southampton teach us about going green?

    What can Chinese students in Southampton teach us about going green? Creative commons image Icon Jessie Hey under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Apr 2016
    Research amongst Chinese students studying in the UK explores whether studying overseas can change people's behaviour.
  • What can you do with leftover coffee grounds? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Skitterphoto

    What can you do with leftover coffee grounds?

    By Dr Rhodri Jenkins

    If your office is anything like the OpenLearn one, you'll be generating a load of waste coffee grounds everyday....

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2015

  • What can you do with leftover coffee grounds?

    What can you do with leftover coffee grounds? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Skitterphoto
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2015
    If your office is anything like the OpenLearn one, you'll be generating a load of waste coffee grounds everyday. Maybe we shouldn't be throwing it all away...
  • Fair shares? Why sharing needs a democratic revolution Creative commons image Icon David Hawgood under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Fair shares? Why sharing needs a democratic revolution

    By Chris Martin

    The sharing economy is in danger of becoming dominated by Silicon Valley. That needs to change, says Chris Martin.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Sep 2015

  • Fair shares? Why sharing needs a democratic revolution

    Fair shares? Why sharing needs a democratic revolution Creative commons image Icon David Hawgood under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Sep 2015
    The sharing economy is in danger of becoming dominated by Silicon Valley. That needs to change, says Chris Martin.
  • Wastemen: The Home Front Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Wastemen: The Home Front

    By The OpenLearn team

    In the first of the series, Christmas is coming. And the most magical time of the year brings with it enormous...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    07 Apr 2015

  • Wastemen: The Home Front

    Wastemen: The Home Front Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 07 Apr 2015
    In the first of the series, Christmas is coming. And the most magical time of the year brings with it enormous strains for the Newcastle teams coping with a...
  • OU on the BBC: Wastemen Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    OU on the BBC: Wastemen

    By The OpenLearn team

    Join the people who work round the clock to cope with the vast swathes of waste produced by modern Britain, as we...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Updated on:

    07 Apr 2015

  • OU on the BBC: Wastemen

    OU on the BBC: Wastemen Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2015
    Join the people who work round the clock to cope with the vast swathes of waste produced by modern Britain, as we meet the Wastemen.
  • Materials: Sustainability and structure Creative commons image Icon epSos under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    Materials: Sustainability and structure

    By Dr Ian Johnston, Bernie Clark

    Whether it's outlining the world's attitude to plastic bags or admiring the Pont de Normandie, Ian Johnston and...

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    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Aug 2014

  • Materials: Sustainability and structure

    Materials: Sustainability and structure Creative commons image Icon epSos under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 18 Aug 2014
    Whether it's outlining the world's attitude to plastic bags or admiring the Pont de Normandie, Ian Johnston and Bernie Clark discuss sustainability, the...
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