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Myhal MY150 @ 55 St. George, Toronto

October 2019

LLE/IWI – Biodegradation of C-C Backbone Plastics and Microplastics in the Marine Environment (Nicolas Kalogerakis, Technical University of Crete)

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Co-hosted with the Institute for Water Innovation (IWI) Host: Vladimiros Papangelakis Plastic debris and in particular secondary microplastics represent a significant problem among the various pollution problems facing the marine environment. Several studies have been conducted on the fate and weathering of plastics in the marine environment including the generation and fate of microplastics. Laboratory results on the biodegradation of plastics show great variability. An important question, which remains unanswered, is what is the level of weathering that…

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