The objects on display within this exhibition demonstrate ways in which the reuse of raw materials, as well as products, help to reduce our reliance on single-use plastics. They also show how products can be created to support recycling at the end of their useful life, and the variety of ways a single recycling resource can be used.
Before your visit to MoDiP please check for any planned closures advertised on the visiting us page.
The MoDiP collection offers a wide spectrum of objects, from the 19th, 20th & 21st centuries, which illustrate the role of plastics against social and historical contexts.
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We welcome individual and group visits.
The museum is on the first floor of the Arts University Bournemouth library and can be accessed via a lift. For more information about coming to the museum for a visit, to do research, or have a group session, click on the link below.
In 2019, the European Union published a directive that aimed to promote circular approaches to manufacturing giving priority to sustainable and non-toxic reusable products and re-use systems over single-use alternatives. The planned outcome of this directive is to first and foremost reduce the quantity of waste generated. For similar reasons, in 2022, the UK Government introduced a tax on…