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Stormwater Trash Management Webinar Series #3: Straws, Stormwater and Youth

Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 10:00 am — 11:30 am

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Who should attend: Municipal stormwater and solid waste program coordinators, staff and individuals interested in trash and litter control efforts – especially in the San Francisco Bay Area

Webinar Agenda

The City of Alameda’s Foodware and Straw Ordinance Kerry Parker: City of Alameda, Public Works Department

Alameda has taken foodware ordinances to the next level. Currently with the most far reaching ordinance in the Bay Area, Kerry will discuss how the City got there, the lessons learned so far and how the school district was involved in the process.

Girl Scouts Take on Straws in Community Campaign in Palo Alto Karen Fitzpatrick: Troop Leader, Girl Scout Troop 60016

Girl Scouts care about the Earth and a troop in Palo Alto is showing what girls can do when they set their minds to it. The troop began “The Last Straw” campaign with the City, signing up over 30 local businesses to reduce straws and worked with the City to declare May as Straw Awareness Month

Sunnyvale High School Students Reducing Straw Pollution

Abigail Shamelashvili & Shelby Jennett: Community Service Project Chairs, Homestead High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

What are high school students doing to fight plastic pollution such as straws? Two students share ideas and results from their award-winning community service project for FBLA.

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Cost: Free

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