Mar 06

CDT SIS student researching how microplastics can end up in farmland

Freya Radford is a second year PhD student part of CDT in Sustainable Infrastructure Systems and based in Geography and Environmental Science. Freya is researching micro-plastic pollution in agricultural land through organic fertilisers made from sewage sludge.

Watch the video to see Freya working in a muddy field and in her lab, explaining how she identifies micro-plastics in sewage sludge that is dispersed on farmland and what effect this is having on our soil.

From: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/news/2020/03/06-microplastic-research.page