We're All Plastic People Now [Hybrid]

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General Interest

Age Group:

Adults
Registration for this event will close on August 6, 2024 @ 7:00pm.
There are 148 seats remaining.

Program Description

Event Details

Hear from legislators and local entrepreneurs on solutions to the plastic pollution problem. 

Plastic pollution poses a significant threat to our environment. Scientists have discovered plastic pollution in every corner of the globe, from mountain tops to ocean trenches and inside our own bodies, in our blood, our lungs and other organs. Our panelists will talk about how legislative policies and innovative solutions can help with the plastic crisis.  

Prior to the panel discussion, please watch this short PBS documentary, foreword by Ted Danson, We Are Plastic People - Rory Fielding Films to learn about the health concerns from plastics.

PANELISTS

  • Daniel Didech, Illinois State Representative, 59th District
  • Kate Jakubas, Founder & COO, Meliora Cleaning Products
  • Jacquelyn Casazza, Founder, Go Green Glen Ellyn & Beyond Plastics Speaker Bureau
  • Shourya Mehta, Green Pulse Education Founder & President Stevenson High School Green Team

Hosted by Go Green Vernon Hills/Lincolnshire and Vernon Area Public Library
Co-sponsored by Go Green Highland Park, Go Green Glen Ellyn, Coalition for Plastic Reduction


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