Archive for the ‘plastic-free’ tag
Posted on June 25th, 2014 3:52 pm
The Ecology Center in Berkeley invites you to take part in “Plastic-Free July,” a challenge to reduce plastic use. Partners include Green Sangha, City of Berkeley Parks & Recreation, and Beth Terry of My Plastic-Free Life.
Special guests at the events below include: Sheila Hollander, a Piedmont mom who knows how to reduce waste with grace; Daniel Maher, recycling guru of the Ecology Center; and Samantha Meyer, who was so successful at reducing waste in her college dining hall, they hired her as Sustainability and Purchasing Coordinator for Dining Services.
Join us for the following events:
Workshop #1: Introduction to Plastic-Free Living, Sunday, 1-3 pm, 6/29/14. Author and activist Beth Terry will discuss strategies for reducing our use of disposable plastic consumer goods. Discover the whys and hows of reducing your use of plastic. More details: Click here
Workshop #2: Plastic-Free Show and Tell, Sunday, 1-3 pm, 7/13/14. Collect plastic items from your day to day, and bring them to this workshop. Beth Terry and participants will share tips and strategies for eliminating or replacing these hard-to-avoid items going forward. More details: Click here
Berkeley Marina Shoreline Clean-Up, Saturday, 9:00-11:30 am, 7/19/14. Meet at the Shorebird Nature Park Center to view a brief indoor presentation on the problems of plastics in the marine environment. Then, the group will set out to clear trash from a particular area of the marina shoreline. More details: Click here
Plastic-Free Potluck Celebration, Sunday, 1-3 pm, 7/27/14. Beth Terry will host a plastic-free potluck. Bring your favorite potluck dish to share. Show off your plastic-free lunch strategies and share tips you have picked up during Plastic-Free July. More details: Click here
Posted on May 12th, 2012 6:08 pm
Come to the Awakened Action Tea on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the Mill Valley Community Center! Our featured speaker is Beth Terry, author of Plastic Free, How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too.
Beth will tell us about her personal journey to near-zero plastic consumption, why this effort is vital for the planet’s life-support systems, and how you can easily adopt a lower-plastic lifestyle. The program also includes a meditation and short talk by Green Sangha’s founder Jonathan Gustin. Tasty organic, vegetarian snacks and beverages will be served.
Date: Sunday, July 1
To purchase: Go to our donate page; indicate $75 as the amount, and select “Awakened Action Tea 2012” on the Program Designation menu. Or mail your check to Green Sangha, P.O. Box 20261, Oakland, CA 94620. Thank you!
Posted on February 12th, 2010 5:13 pm
Warning: This music video and its message could be habit-forming.