Creating practical solutions for a growing world

 Scientists Calculate Total Amount of Plastic Ever Produced.

Researcher Jenna Jambeck of UGA’s New Materials Institute and a team of scientists from  the University of California, Santa Barbara and Sea Education Association, recently released the the first global analysis of the production, use and fate of all plastics ever made.. – Full Story

A Systems Approach

NMI takes a systems approach to the challenges of design and disposal of new products and materials.  Its goal is the development of new materials guided by green engineering principles: the design and use of processes and products in a way that minimizes pollution, promotes sustainability and protects human health—without sacrificing economic viability and efficiency.