Plastic Free Waters: Microplastics and Human Health Meeting

Barent Roth of the New School, Phoebe Stapleton of Rutgers University, Scott Fallon of the Bergen Record and Lisa Kaas Boyle of the Plastic Pollution Coalition come together to discuss the dangers of microplastics to both the natural environment and human health, and answer questions on the future of microplastics at our November Partnership Meeting.

Last week (12 November, 2019) PFWP held a meeting at the New School. Titled ‘Microplastics and Human Health’, which featured experts on plastics, microplastics and their impact on human health from a variety of professional backgrounds.

Professor Barent Roth of the New School, professor at the Parsons School of Design‘s BFA Product Design and MFA Industrial Design programs.

Lisa Kaas Boyle is an environmental attorney and founder/activist from the Plastic Pollution Coalition.

Scott Fallon is an investigative reporter who has covered the environment at The Bergen Record since 2008, concentrating on the legacy of industrial pollution in New Jersey.

Dr. Phoebe Stapleton, an Assistant Professor in the Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology.

Moderating the event was Catie Tobin, who is the Microplastics Researcher for Clean Ocean Action (COA).

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