Peace Out, Plastics!

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Peace Out, Plastics!
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Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

For this exciting Wave, we’ll be joined by eco-adventurer, film-maker, and well known anti-plastics advocate, Alison Teal. Alison has been called the female Indiana Jones for her adventurous ocean-based lifestyle. Alison will be joined by Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff, Executive Director of international nonprofit 5 Gyres, in an intimate 1-on-1 discussion highlighting Alison’s worldwide travels and her ongoing efforts to reduce plastic waste and educate the public about the harm inflicted by oceanic plastic pollution. Alison will use film and photos to emphasize her presentation and inspire conversation.

There's more! The event will showcase the work of a number of business and nonprofits working on plastics reduction through innovation and education.

Business highlights: We’re excited to include Avalos, Brush with Bamboo, Burro, Dolphin Board of Awesome, Life Without Plastic, Nomadix, and Simply Straws as our awesome business partners for this event.

Nonprofit partners: Joining us will be Better World Series sponsor, Explore Ecology, alongside, 5 Gyres, the Community Environmental Council, and Save the Mermaids.

Come check out the latest and the greatest in plastic-free and upcycled lifestyle products and services.

Don’t miss out on this enlightening and fun conversation. Ticket entry gets you 100 new friends, live music, food and 1 complimentary beverage by Rincon Brewery, and dozens of ‘good citizen’ points. See ya there!

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