A-PLUS has conducted several webinars over the course of 2 years in order to raise environmental awareness during the pandemic. Our webinars were widely successful with students often mailing back to ask questions regarding the webinars or update us with their progress on their journey as an environmentalist.
Solving Global Challenges
Discussion on various innovations that are being developed around the globe at this moment, leading the revolution against plastic pollution including methods of removing microplastics from water efficiently, to replacing multilayered plastics with magnetic additives that revolutionize the separation and recycling of plastics.
Impacts of Plastics on
Discussion on the impact plastic has on climate change from cradle to grave. Starting from the extraction of raw-materials needed for the different types of conventional plastic to the emissions produced during processing to finally, the natural decomposition of plastics due to UV rays.
Plastics vs Bioplastics
Discussion on the advantages of bioplastics over conventional plastics such as reduced carbon footprint, degradation, etc. Also discussed why conventional plastics are still more prevalent and how we can help to change this.
Bioplastics at Home!
Live demonstration of how to create bioplastics after delving into the world of biopolymers, what are they and their advantages. Provided students with a book containing 20 "recipes" of bioplastics which they can make at home.
The Science Behind COVID 19
In light of the COVID 19 pandemic, conducted a webinar discussing the science behind the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2, how it attacks and what precautions to take to fight against it.