London, Greater London, E15 1EQ
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Plastic Wonders
Bologna, Italy
All throughout the world, one of the most relevant misconceptions is that all plastic is simply just plastic. Yet, due to different chemical compositions and varying properties, plastic is extremely varying and has actually been categorised into 7 different main types. Each one has different properties, and as a result different decomposition lifetime. Only a small percentage of people are aware of the differentiated plastic numbering system – from type 1 to 7. Seven Plastic Wonders of the World (+1), as the name may hint, draws parallels between one of the most recognised historical phenomena, and the current worldwide situation. In the 20th century, the new symbol of modern society was to become Plastic. Team: Cristina Morbi, Kristina Michkute, Laura Rigoni