Tonight: Plastic-Free July Founder Rebecca Prince-Ruiz Talks about International Zero Waste Movement

20150622plasticfreejulyWe welcome Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, visiting from Australia, to discuss how Plastic-Free July has grown into a world-wide phenomenon. The Ecology Center has been celebrating Plastic-Free July since 2014, in collaboration with activist and author Beth Terry, Berkeley’s Shorebird Park Nature Center, and other allies dedicated to pollution prevention. Come learn about how the Plastic-Free July challenge has grown to include over 36,000 people from 85 countries, and how we can use these strategies to continue to strengthen the zero waste movement!

Rebecca’s talk will be followed by Q&A discussion. Event runs from 6-7:30 PM, Wednesday, March 9th, at the Berkeley Library’s West Branch Community Meeting Room. For more details, click here – you can RSVP, or just show up to this free event! We hope to see you there.

[Photo credit: Bo Eide on Flickr]

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