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The Problem With Plastics – What We Can Do

When:
March 24, 2021: 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Where:
Online - Zoom
To Attend:
Register

Join the Bedford Garden Club for this timely opportunity to understand the danger of plastics in our lives and our world.

The speakers for this event are at the forefront in leading a response to this complex and challenging problem.

Topics will include:
• Micro-plastics and Drinking Water
• Oceans
• Cracker Plants
• Plastics and Climate Change
• Recycling is Not an Option
• Why We MUST Eliminate Single Use Disposable Plastic 
• What You Can Do

Speakers:
Judith Enck, Founder and President of Beyond Plastics whose mission is to end plastic pollution through education, advocacy, and institutional change. Former EPA Region 2 Regional Administrator, appointed by President Obama, and former Deputy Secretary for the Environment in the New York Governor’s Office.
 
Sherri “Sam” Mason, Ph.D, former Chair, Department of Geology & Environmental Sciences, SUNY-Fredonia where she was among the first to study the prevalence and impact of plastic pollution within freshwater ecosystems. Her work formed the basis for the 2015 Microbeads-Free Water Act. Recipient of Heinz Award in Public Policy in 2018. Currently she is Sustainability Coordinator at Penn State Behrend.

Register at https://forms.gle/jCFtCc2c4Lp8tzmD9
The Zoom link will be sent out closer to the event.

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