Beyond Plastic Pollution (APA2334.01)

Judith Enck

An enviornmental policy class which closely examines the environmental and public health impacts of the production, transport, use and disposal of plastics.  It is taught on-line and includes many community people who audit the class  – creating a nice exchange of ideas between Bennington students and grassroots environmental advocates from across the country.  Climate change, environmental justice, health and community action are the central focuses of this class. Based in CAPA, there is a heavy emphasis on how to effectively use public action to address this particular issue.

Learning Outcomes:
Students will learn the latest developments on this environmental issue.
Students will learn new advocacy skills.
Students will learn about what is being done to address this issue around the country, including from fellow students who zoom in to the class.

Delivery Method: Fully remote
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 1
W 7:00PM - 8:50PM (1st seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 150
Course Frequency: Every Term

Categories: 2000 , Advancement of Public Action , All courses , First Seven Week , Fully remote , One Credit