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NMI Partners with Norton Point to develop new materials from ocean plastics.

Researchers Jenna Jambeck and Jason Locklin of UGA’s New Materials Institute help companies like Norton Point develop sustainable materials and practices based on green engineering principles. – 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.