The Dirt on Diapers: These Women Want Your Poop

diapers make up 3% of landfill waste and wanted to do something about it.  She is currently back in Santa Barbara and is continuing the journey of solving a monumental diaper waste problem. She is exploring how to do that at a local level.  title=
diapers make up 3% of landfill waste and wanted to do something about it. She is currently back in Santa Barbara and is continuing the journey of solving a monumental diaper waste problem. She is exploring how to do that at a local level.
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Monday, March 9, 2020 - 18:00

The Dirt on Diapers: These Women Want Your Poop
Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM
South Coast Watershed Resource Center (SCWRC)
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2981 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109-1024, United States

Join us at South Coast Watershed Resource Center (SCWRC) from 6pm to 7:30 pm for a presentation on Earth Diaper, a project that is working to bring struggling families free compostable diapers and a service to do the composting. Come learn about the need for diapers and how it impacts public health, the huge impact on the environment as well possible solutions! Presentation will be followed by questions. Free entry! Snacks will be provided!

Lily Strong is originally from Santa Barbara and moved to the Bay Area to pursue a career Public Health Nursing. She created the non profit Earth Diaper a year and a half ago with friend and attorney Hayden Lilien to provide compostable diapers and composting to a homeless shelter in Santa Cruz. After working in several counties in the Bay Area as a home visitor for moms and babies, she became aware of the issue of diaper need as a public health issue. In addition she learned that diapers make up 3% of landfill waste and wanted to do something about it. She is currently back in Santa Barbara and is continuing the journey of solving a monumental diaper waste problem. She is exploring how to do that at a local level.

A program sponsored by Earth Diapers and Santa Barbara Permaculture Network
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