Plastics Awareness Symposium

Green Sangha & 5 Gyres Present:
Sunday, Feb. 12,  2:00 to 5:00 pm

The average US citizen uses between 300 & 700 single-use plastic bags per year.  That means Mill Valley residents go through about 7 million plastic bags in just one year!

Plastic bags can be monstrous

What impact is this having on our planet, our oceans, and our bodies? Attend the Plastic Awareness Symposium at GROW on Sunday, February 12, to hear from local activists and plastic pollution experts.

Learn simple ways to replace plastic in your home.

2:00 pm

  • Presentations from plastic pollution experts and recycling guru Devi Peri
  • Update on the California and Marin County single-use bag ordinances and other initiatives with Stephanie Moulton-Peters, Mill Valley City Councilmember
  • Q & A

3:00 pm

  • Fun & festivities for the whole family!

At the Grow Art & Garden Center, 254 Shoreline Highway, Tam Junction in Mill Valley.

Free and open to the public.  Bring your kids!  For more information, call the GROW Center at 415-888-8471

Throwaway plastics -- .such a drag

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About Stuart Moody

Stuart Moody is Board President of Green Sangha. He received a B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology at USF. Stuart was Green Schoolyard Coordinator at Davidson Middle School in San Rafael and directs Green Sangha’s Rethinking Plastics campaign. From 1993 to 2012, Stuart taught dance and co-directed teacher training for Young Imaginations, an arts education agency based in San Rafael. He has taught yoga and meditation to thousands in the Bay Area, including 10 years at San Quentin State Prison. Recently moved to Tucson, he just completed a graduate certificate program in “Connecting Environmental Science and Decision Making” at the University of Arizona.