Plastics in the Great Lakes
What’s the problem? And what can you do about it?
Monday, October 22, 2018
Madison Public Library, Sequoya Branch
Marine debris is defined as any persistent solid material that is disposed or abandoned in the marine or aquatic environment. It's a global problem as well as one in our own backyard and is a threat to our environment, navigation safety, the economy, and human health. One type of marine debris, plastics, is of particular concern. Come hear an introduction to the history and science of plastics and share what we can do to reduce our plastics footprint.