Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group is sponsoring a public presentation about the life cycle of plastic materials and discussing the latest research on micro and nanoplastic waste on Monday, January 23rd at Valparaiso University at 6:00 PM CT. The presentation and discussion will be led by Dr. Julie Peller, Professor of Chemistry at Valparaiso University. Dr. Peller has been studying plastic pollution in collaboration with other researchers and students. This presentation will address pollution associated with the production, use and accruing waste from our overuse of plastics.


The public is invited to this free presentation to be held in the Valparaiso University Center for Science, room 181. The talk will be followed by veggie pizza and a Q & A session with the professor and students. The presentation is also available via Zoom (Join Zoom Meeting: 82115051935?pwd=YTVsU1dUc0p0UU9PTm91ZXpIUzl1dz09). Attendees are asked to not bring single use water bottles to this event.