Emily McDowall

AuthorEmily McDowall

Based in Upper Hutt, Emily is passionate about environmental and social issues. She graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 2016 with a conjoint Bachelor of Laws and Arts. Since then she has worked in the environmental sector and helped out with community conservation groups.

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First forays into the world of emerging contaminants Less than two years ago, before our attention was taken up by a global pandemic and recession, we were on a quest to rid New Zealand of single-use plastic. Micro-plastics were our common invisible enemy, now superseded by a virus. Every self-respecting café sold keep cups, restaurants on Wellington’s waterfront pledged to eliminate plastic...

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