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North Campus Sustainability Team -- About Us

The Sustainability Team at North Campus builds a Changemaking community through prioritizing Earth Literacy, Environmental Sustainability, and Resiliency

April 22, 2021: Student Showcase of PBL Projects on Plastic Pollution Solutions

Students will explore the global plastic pollution problem in their GSELS-related psychology course. In small PBL groups they will research the plastic problem and generated viable solutions. They will apply social psychology methods to reach other students and members of the community to engage them in mitigating the plastic pollution problem.   

Time: 11:20 am – 12:30 pm


Contact: Ginny Peterson-Tennant

Additional Resources

Plastic Ocean

United Nations - Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever. Our story shows the damage to all creatures who depend on the ocean for their food – from birds… to us. 21st Century: Episode #126‚Äč This is an adaptation from the original documentary “A Plastic Ocean” by the Plastic Oceans Foundation.

Session Recording

with Professor Ginny Peterson-Tennant

and her students