Beyond Plastic Pollution (APA2334.02) (cancelled)

Judith Enck

Beyond Plastic Pollution is an environmental policy class with an emphasis on building your skills to take action on this growing environmental justice and climate justice problem.  The class will focus on the production, use and disposal of plastic, including one class on how the US and Europe exports its plastic waste problems to  countries in Asia and Africa.  The class will examine the systemic roots of this problem and what you can do about it. There will an analysis of local, state and federal legislation and an opportunity for you to learn about innovation, alternatives to plastics and the need to avoid false solutions.

Learning Outcomes:
Students will sharpen their research skills.
Learn about the legislative process.
Learn how to write a letter to the editor and the latest social media skills.

Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 2
T 2:10PM - 5:50PM (1st seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 50
Course Frequency: Once a year

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