Posted by Laura Walters on Jun 07, 2021
Did you know that, according to the federal Environmental Protection Agencyonly 8.7 percent of all plastic produced was recycled in 2018Did you know that, as the EPA reports, the amount of plastic produced annually has gone up more than 500 percent since 1980 - and in excess of 1,200 percent since 1970
Are you interested in learning more on how plastic contributes to the climate crisis and the solid-waste crisis? Join the Rotary Club of Brookline and Brookline Mothers Out Front for a live, informative presentation, Moving Beyond Plastics, by Judith Enck, founder of Beyond Plastics and a former EPA regional administrator for the Obama administration. This freeonline event is tonight from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. via Zoom.
To sign up for this powerful evening, click here.
Plastics pollution poses a threat to human health, environmental justicewater quality, and more. The Brookline club and Brookline Mothers Out Front are thrilled to be able to sponsor a national leader in the field of plastics pollution, to address Brookline climate-action advocates on the dangers of plastics.
Please feel free to reach out to Mary Sabolsi, of Brookline Mothers Out Front, with further questions, at or 617-959-3951.
For more information on the Rotary Club of Brookline, contact Laura Walters, a member of the club's Environment and Clean Water Team, at