A man-made crisis and the heroes working for the cause...
Join us online for a virtual screening with a live Q&A on Wednesday, July 1st at 6:00PM!
Presented in Partnership with the Siuslaw Chapter of Surfrider Foundation.
The Story of Plastic brings into focus an alarming, man-made crisis and the heroes who are working every day to rise up against big plastic. After the film, learn more from our panelists about efforts underway in Oregon to reduce plastics and ways that you can get involved.
The panel discussion will provide an opportunity for you to ask local experts about plastic pollution issues and solutions.
Tickets are by donation and benefit the Siuslaw Chapter of Surfrider Foundation. Registration is required. 48 hours before the panel discussion, attendees will receive a link to stream the film on their own. The link will be delivered to you at the email address you use to register. In that same email, you will also receive zoom info for the panel discussion. Please watch the film before the panel discussion.
About the Film:
Spanning three continents, the film illustrates the ongoing catastrophe: fields full of garbage, veritable mountains of trash, rivers and seas clogged with waste, and skies choked with the poisonous emissions from plastic production and processing.
About the Panel:
Our panel will include:
- Kelly Bell, Lane County Master Recyclers Coordinator
- Britte Kirsch, Lane County Master Recycler
- Megan Ponder, The Story of Plastic Producer
- Charlie Plybon, Oregon Policy Manager for Surfrider Foundation
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