Ahmed Marhoon

Ahmed Marhoon is PhD Candidate at NTNU – Department of Energy and Process Engineering and the Industrial Ecology Programme.

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Written by Ahmed Marhoon

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Plastics: the ocean cannot live with it, and we cannot live without it

Polymers have transformed our lives [1] . We have been benefiting from them since approximately 1600 BC when natural rubber was first discovered. However, plastic products are often mismanaged once they reach the end of life. The solutions we need rely on a whole systemic and structural change within the plastic system.