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Katja Loos in Trouw: Recycling of plastic and green alternatives for the future

20 September 2017

In an article of the newspaper Trouw Katja Loos shares her vision on plastic recycling and alternatives that may overcome the waste issue.

The whole article (in Dutch) can be found online here: https://www.trouw.nl/groen/-plastic-scheiden-levert-het-milieu-weinig-op-maar-mensen-moeten-er-wel-mee-doorgaan-~aa445583/

Background

Prof. Katja Loos
Prof. Katja Loos

Prof. Katja Loos is a specialist in organic and polymer chemistry. She is chair of the Macromolecular Chemistry and Novel Polymeric Materials group at the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials. Her research focusses on novel block copolymers and sustainable, eco-efficient and competitive production methods of polymeric materials (often simply called plastics). More information on Prof. Loos' research can be found on her website.

(C) Image by David Torrico (makeitalive) for Zernike Institute
(C) Image by David Torrico (makeitalive) for Zernike Institute
Last modified:02 October 2017 1.58 p.m.

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