International PLASTIC POLLUTION COALITION
ANNUAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(dates Member organizations have started & built campaigns around the world)
2/3 Straw Free Day (France --> global)
2/23 National Skip the Straw Day
3/19-4/20/18 NOAA’s Student Zero Waste weeks
4/22 Earth Day
PLASTIC FREE JULY
8/27 Plastic Free Picnic
1st Week in September - UK’s “International” Zero Waste week (founded in 2014)
3rd Saturday in September - International Coastal Cleanup (Ocean Conservancy)
NO STRAW NOVEMBER
11/15 National Recycle Day
11/19 Useless Stuff Day
12/19 Less Plastic Day (Italy à global)
Film Screenings & Panel Discussions - two options, at the beach and in New Castle County
Plastic Free Delaware & BringYourOwnBag Delaware will host two screenings of the short (30 min.) documentary, STRAWS, followed by a panel discussion on plastic pollution. STRAWS highlights plastic litter, its impacts, and how communities are making a sea change one plastic straw at a time. Plastic Free Delaware is partnering with Delaware restaurateurs to move towards a “straws by request only” model in order to reduce waste and litter.
FREE event with a $10 suggested donation
Appetizers provided, Cash Bar
Free reusable straws and reusable bags ‘til supplies run out.
Co-Sponsors include: Grain, Dogfish Head, Sierra Club Delaware Chapter, Delaware Surfrider Foundation, MERR Institute, Inland Bays Foundation, St. Peter's Green Team, and the Center for Inland Bays
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Thursday, April 19, 2018
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Dogfish Head Brewing & Eats
320 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Representatives from BringYourOwnBag Delaware and the Plastic Free Delaware are available to speak to your group - schools, Rotary, church groups, scouts, etc.
We can also screen either the STRAWS or Bag It! Moviea with discussion to follow. To request a screening or a presentation from a member of the PFD Speakers Team, please call (302) 981-1950 or submit this form.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
7 – 8:30 p.m.
3006 Summit Harbour Lane
The GRAIN event includes a Fork Support Night with 20% of food tab donated to support plastic pollution initiatives in the First State, so come early or stay late and send some love to Plastic Free Delaware.
PLASTIC FREE DELAWARE