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Plastics: Predicament and Possibility Workshop

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT

The Boon and Bane of Single-Use Plastics
Three-part interactive webinar

Wednesdays: April 28, May 12, May 26
10:00 – 11:30 am PT / 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET

Join us for this cutting-edge workshop
facilitated by Shirley Freriks of Elders for Regenerative Living (ERL)

Registration is now closed


Part One: April 28

  • Why is this predicament a crisis?
  • Look at a recycling system in chaos: What’s not working and why
  • Impact on climate change, human and species health, environmental justice
  • Circular Economy and Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) are necessary

Part Two: May 12

  • Renewed Human Responsibilities are also necessary
  • Solutions at all stages of the life cycle are coming along
  • Use our voices for advocacy and awareness
  • Research your local area and state for what is being done

Part Three: May 26

  • What YOU can do: Use your money to say NO to plastic, and yes to Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investing
  • Creating community REFUSE, REDUCE and RECAPTURE strategies
  • Celebrate and support new opportunities
  • Share your findings and best practices

WE CAN’T PRETEND ANY MORE
WE THOUGHT WE KNEW, BUT NOW WE KNOW…
EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED AND
EVERYTHING IS CHANGING

  • Weekly research topics for you in your community and state
  • Plenty of discussion time for participants
  • Share alternatives to single-use plastics
  • Microplastics are ubiquitous, and harmful to humans and non-humans
  • Circular Economy particulars
  • EPR and ESG explained
  • Offer your Burning Question for me to answer
  • Resources offered for further discovery

Details

Date:
May 26
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT

Venue

Zoom video conferencing
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