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Microplastics in drinking water?
17:15-18:15

It's a well-known fact that plastic is polluting the world's oceans. But not so well-known, is how much microplastic is in your drinking water. Jakob Vicari shows how to build a microplastic collector with simple tools - and how to write a highly relevant local story with the results.

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Due to COVID-19, the Journalism of Things Conference 2021 will take place via Zoom. Participants will receive access details by email. There are two types of ticket: Basic Ticket, which entitles you to use all streams; or Plus Ticket, where holders get a hardware package with which they can immediately start tinkering in the workshops.

Basic Ticket: €25

Access to all talks and workshops, also available as recordings after the conference.

Plus Ticket: €75

Access to all talks and workshops, also available as recordings after the conference. Plus a hardware package worth €150. This includes all the components needed for the workshops: an Octopus board; a sensor for a CO2 traffic light; a speedometer; a fitness bracelet; components for collecting and measuring microplastics.