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Plastics in the Environment: Social Science Research – Poster Series

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Plastics in the Environment: Social Science Research – Poster Series

Overview of research topics, types of results and target groups of projects with a social science component in the research focus "Plastics in the Environment", funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).


Ecologic Institute 2019: Plastik in der Umwelt: Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung. Überblick über Forschungsgegenstände, Ergebnisarten und Zielgruppen der Projekte mit sozialwissenschaftlichem Anteil im BMBF-Forschungsschwerpunkt "Plastik in der Umwelt". PlastikNet Poster Series. Poster.

How is a topic such as microplastics socially problematised? How can consumers use plastics more sustainably? And what role do the interests and perceptions of different actors play in international plastics regulation?

These and other questions are posed by social scientists in a number of joint research projects funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research within the framework of the research focus "Plastics in the Environment". In this poster series, social science research from ten joint research projects is presented and first interim results are briefly and concisely summarised.

The poster series was created for the status conference of the research focus " Plastics in the Environment" in order to give social science research more visibility within the research focus.


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Media format: series of 11 posters
Concept: Melanie Kemper, Linda Mederake, Doris Knoblauch (Ecologic Institute)
Layout: Karin Knoblauch (wickert medien design GmbH)

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plastics, social science, accompanying research, EmiStop, ENSURE, Innoredux, InRePlast, PlastikBudget, PLASTRAT, REPLAWA, Subµtrack, TextileMission, VerPlaPoS
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