Come join us for videos and a discussion on how to deal with plastics

Pixabay plastic 334546 1280The use of plastics in our everyday life and in the vast number of products being produced has been increasing yearly. There are many challenges in dealing with the disposal and re-use of these plastics. Mei-Ling Shek will show some videos on the topic and then we will engage in some discussion. 

 

  

 

* Types of plastic commonly used
* The need for plastic recycling
* Plastics accepted for recycling
* Non-recyclable plastics
* Biodegradation?
* Biopolymers  

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Thursday Morning Meeting, May 19, 2016 8:00am - 9:30am
Free, No reservations required, but it would be appreciated if you register on our Meetup site.

Saratoga Federated Church, Richards Hall, 20390 Park Place, Saratoga, CA 95070
Enter on west side, corner of Oak Place and Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd (Highway 9).

About The Presenter

Mei-Ling Shek has worked as consultant and as scientist in both academic and industrial startup settings (telecom optoelectronics & low-power solar concentrator).  She has a background in surface science, materials & optics, and hopes to contribute to LED lighting. Her favorite environmental organizations are the Union of Concerned Scientists and Natural Resources Defense Council. 

 

 

 

 

 

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