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South Carolina SSN was founded in 2020 and consists of academic and professional researchers in a variety of disciplines across the Palmetto State. We are committed to engaging a diverse collection of stakeholders to encourage positive change to improve the lives of South Carolinians, particularly in the areas of housing and health policy.

Leaders
  • Inequality
  • Economy
  • Democracy & Governance
South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority
Members
  • Economy
University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Civic Engagement
  • Religion & Values
Francis Marion University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Education
Clemson University
  • Reproductive Health
  • Children & Families
  • Gender & Sexuality
University of South Carolina
  • Media & Public Opinion
University of South Carolina-Upstate
  • Children & Families
PhD Candidate in Epidemiology, University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Children & Families
  • Public Health
  • Race & Ethnicity
Children's Trust of South Carolina
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Inequality
  • Gender & Sexuality
College of Charleston
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Children & Families
University of South Carolina-Columbia

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Rafael Becerril Arreola quoted on finding that buying one 16-ounce bottle of something is more efficient than buying two, 8 ounce bottles of the same liquid by Lena Beck, "Consumers Key to Reducing Plastic Waste" Coastal Review.org, March 19, 2021.
Rafael Becerril Arreola quoted on weighing 187 different sized PET bottles sold by the best-selling beverage brands in Minnesota to identify the most efficient bottle sizes in providing the highest volume of beverages with the lowest packing weight by Editorial Board, "Plastic Bottles: Larger Ones Reduce PET Waste" Eco Citta, March 5, 2021.
Rafael Becerril Arreola quoted on thinking that reducing PET waste could be achieved by maximizing the content of PET bottles per PET usage, and saying, "Various sizes. Weigh the PET bottles and determine the size with the largest content per weight., "What Is the Capacity of PET Bottles That Are the Most Environmentally Friendly to the Earth?" Gigazine, March 2, 2021.
Rafael Becerril Arreola quoted on developing strategies to tackle the problem of plastic waste that entails coming up with a relatively simple method to tell the difference: change the size of the package to maximize its capacity for a given weight of plastic, "2.3 Liter Bottles Are the Least Harmful" Media Technology, February 26, 2021.
Rafael Becerril Arreola quoted on realizing they could establish a relationship between supermarket beverage sales and plastic waste by Ibrahim Sawal, "Plastic Bottles Holding 2.3 Litres Are Least Harmful to the Planet" NewsScientist, February 25, 2021.

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