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The Center for Sustainable Polymers (CSP) integrates sustainability issues that focus on the science and technology of polymeric materials into research, education, and public outreach initiatives.
A team of researchers comprised of four research groups in the CSP have been awarded the 2017 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland... read more →February 13, 2018
CSP staff partnered with Extension Professor and 4-H collaborator Anne Stevenson to present a workshop for the Minneapolis Public Schools... read more →February 5, 2018
CSP Senior Investigator Jane Wissinger and MRSEC Research Experiences for Teachers participants Cassandra Knutson and Cassidy Javner have been selected as recipients... read more →January 3, 2018
CSP Senior Investigator and Cornell Tisch University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Geoffrey W. Coates, was... read more →December 19, 2017
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced that CSP Director Marc A. Hillmyer has been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief of Macromolecules.... read more →December 14, 2017
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Why do sustainable polymers matter?
Sustainable polymers aim to address the environmental challenges that are inherently associated with traditional (petroleum-based) plastics, while maintaining the outstanding properties these materials bring to our everyday lives.Sustainable Polymers 101