New Moore Institute Team Member to Start in September

We are very excited to introduce you to the newest member of MIPPR’s team. Win Cowger, also known as the trashiest researcher, is a PhD candidate and NSF graduate research fellow at the University of California, Riverside. He studies the sources, transport, and fate of plastic pollution in the environment. He has served on the MooreContinue reading “New Moore Institute Team Member to Start in September”

Moore Institute’s Spring Project Updates

Methods Development Study In previous newsletters I have written about Moore Institute’s participation in an interlaboratory effort, sponsored by the State of California, to develop a standard method for analyzing and reporting the quantity and type of plastics in our drinking (tap) water. As part of the study, each participating laboratory was given an identicalContinue reading “Moore Institute’s Spring Project Updates”

Outreach during COVID and Earth Day Festivities

Charles Moore has been working on and talking about plastic pollution for a quarter of a century.  Not a week goes by without a request for his input on some aspect of the problem. His broad experience in fieldwork, laboratory procedures, sampling design and potential solutions is sought by those who have more recently begunContinue reading “Outreach during COVID and Earth Day Festivities”