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Kathryn Youngblood

Research Engineer, Debris Tracker Director, Circularity Informatics Lab (CIL), UGA

  • On this aquathread: find out what a garbologist is and how did Sonia end up as one; why is what we term a waste collector so important; why is the informal waste sector so critical and how do they help prevent plastic pollution?; how can we garner more respect for all waste workers, both formal and informal
  • On this aquathread: A peek behind the curtain of global negotiations and discussions, including the plastics treaty; how baking and cooking shows can help ease jet-lag; and how pushing yourself to be in public situations and presentations might inspire others.
  • On this aquathread: how working collaboratively in the “odd hours” produced A Sea of Opportunity; what does it mean for a city to have a just and equitable reuse system for foodware; what is it like to facilitate a United Nations Environment Programme workshop; and enter the living landscape of reuse solutions.Links referenced:Living Landscape of Reusable SolutionsGlobal Landscape Analysis of Reuse and Refill SolutionsA Sea of OpportunityLeveraging Multi-Target Strategies to Address Plastic Pollution in the Context of an Already Stressed Ocean