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The Story of Plastic: Film Screening and discussion
The Story of Plastic: Film Screening and discussion
WhenThursday, Jul 9, 2020, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Screenings

This July join UW Recycling, UW Sustainability, and The Whole U in celebrating Plastic Free July, a global movement which seeks to bring attention to plastic use and plastic pollution. To kick off the month, we're hosting a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary The Story of Plastic followed by an informative seminar and discussion via Zoom on July 9 from 11:00 a.m. to noon. Register for the seminar and discussion here!

This engaging presentation facilitated and hosted by UW Recycling will discuss the current state of plastic recycling, ways we can reduce plastic use in our daily lives and beyond, and dive into the documentary film The Story of Plastic.

All are welcome at this session, and we invite you to watch the documentary film in advance. Click here to get your FREE viewing subscription, valid through July 9! Please submit any questions you have about the documentary or for the discussion here.

About the Documentary Film:
Produced by the Story of Stuff Project, The Story of Plastic takes a sweeping look at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution and the worldwide effect it has on the health of our planet and the people who inhabit it. The Story of Plastic features interviews with experts and activists on the frontlines of the fight, revealing the disastrous consequences of the flood of plastic smothering ecosystems and poisoning communities around the world, and the global movement that is rising up in response.…
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