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Dr. Conlon is a plastics scientist based out of Portland State University in Oregon, but her research has also taken her to India and Sri Lanka, where she studies plastic waste streams and management. You can find her papers and other work on her profile on ResearchGate at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Katie_Conlon.

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We're welcoming you back to school this fall with a brand-new Everblue At-Home Lesson! This month's lesson will encourage students to think about the waste we produce, where it comes from, and how we can use art and citizen science to engage both plastic producers AND individuals in the mission to use less plastic. It is based on a paper by Dr. Katie Conlon on adaptive injustice in plastic waste solutions.

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