The Story of Plastic Film Screening & Panel Discussion

2021-11-22T18:53:20+00:00November 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Thank you for attending the Environmental Documentary Screening of The Story of Plastic on November 17th!
We had a great panel discussion with Dianna Cohen, Plastic Pollution Coalition CEO & Co-Founder and Co-Executive Producer of The Story of Plastic, Chris Celsi, Resource Recovery & Recycling Manager with the City of Santa Monica and Page Schult, Co-founder at topanga.io. The panel was moderated by Sarah Spitz, UC Master Gardener, Los Angeles County. As always, our goal is to educate and follow that education up with action. Below are the action items we offered at the film screening. Please make a commitment to do something and share it with us; Post on Sustainable Works Facebook Wall, Tweet with our handle @sustainablework, connect at #sustainablesm or send us an email gina.garcia@sustainableworks.org

If you missed the panel, you can watch it below. If you missed the film, you can watch it HERE on youtube until November 30th.

You can connect with the organizations represented on the panel at Plastic Pollution Coalition and Topanga.io

Please fill out the survey HERE. If you fill out the Survey by Friday, December 3rd you will be entered into our prize drawing!

Take Action

  1. Take the Plastic Free Pledge https://action.storyofstuff.org/sign/plastic-free-challenge/

  2. Join the global #breakfreefromplastic movement, https://www.breakfreefromplastic.org/

  3. Urge your member of Congress to co-sponsor the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act https://action.storyofstuff.org/letter/Co-sponsor_BFFPPA/

  4. Organizing a brand audit in your community https://www.storyofstuff.org/plastic/brand-audits/

  5. REFUSE disposable plastic whenever and wherever possible. Say ‘no straw’, please.

  6. REDUCE your consumption of goods that contain excessive plastic packaging and parts.

  7. REUSE Choose glass, paper, stainless steel, wood, ceramic and bamboo over plastic

  8. RECYCLE what you can’t refuse, reduce or reuse.

  9. Contact Michael Vanderburg at Calrecycle at michael.vanderburg@CalRecycle.ca.gov to voice your opinion on their decision to not give Santa Monica a permit for Mobile Recycling.

  10. Get inspired, view the exhibit by Benjamin Von Wong, an artist focused on amplifying positive Impact, HERE

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