Posted on Oct 11 2013 by Daniella Dimitrova Russo
I just returned from the Second Global Conference on Land – Ocean Connections (GLOC-2) took place October 2- 4, 2013, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Organized by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Government of Jamaica, this was the second conference of its kind. The third one will take place in Brazil in 2015.
The conference was set up as a partnership forum for the three Global Partnerships...
Posted on Oct 04 2013 by Michaelanne Petrella
Plastic Pollution Coalition is teaming up with Jack Johnson on his 2013 From Here To Now To You Tour and All At Once, a social action network connecting nonprofits with people who want to become active in their local and world community. All At Once comes to life online and at the Jack Johnson concerts where YOU can get educated,...
Posted on Sep 21 2013 by Daniella Dimitrova Russo
All day long, images of trashed beaches kept pouring in. Plastic dominates each and every image. We asked people, “What did you learn from the coastal cleanup day?” And all the way from El Salvador, coalition member VIVAZUL answered, “That is is easier to refuse plastic than to collect it”.
Beth Terry, the tireless champion of plastic-free living, sent us this image from James...
Posted on Sep 18 2013 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
Plastic Free Times, the fast growing media portal for news and information on plastic pollution, is seeking a dynamic and motivated intern. The intern will work under the guidance of the Managing Editor of Plastic Free Times and will be responsible for:
Updating the map of legislative actions.
Conducting research and drafting content for PPC’s website.
Assist with social networking initiatives.
Posted on Sep 04 2013 by Michaelanne Petrella
We’re making major waves in Panama. The topic of plastic pollution is dominating news in Panama City right now. We’re sharing information about the issues surrounding single-use and disposable plastic including health issues, environmental issues, and related socio-economic issues. We’re so excited to have such support and momentum there, and are energized for our next Central...
Posted on Aug 29 2013 by Michaelanne Petrella
Plastics In Our Estuaries and In the Ocean: The Problem and The Solutions
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 | 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Bay Theater at Aquarium of the Bay, PIER 39
Program: Why is everyone talking about plastics and marine debris these days? As one of the greenest cities in America, the state of the ocean reigns as a trending topic in San Francisco. Take part in this growing conversation...
Posted on Jun 25 2013 by Jane Patton
Today’s post is brought to you by our guest blogger and Plastic Free Touring intern, Anna Rose Hambrecht.
I had no idea what to expect. My mom just walked up to me one day and said, “Anna, you’re going to Bonnaroo, and your dad is jealous.” I was thinking, “alright, that could be cool.” Then a couple days later I got assigned some work. I was told to find a photograph and...
Posted on Jun 05 2013 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
Mark your calendars for June 13! We are hosting the inaugural Think Beyond Plastic innovation conference and awards in Berkeley, CA. Reception to follow.
If you are interested in attending the conference, a limited number of tickets are still available at thinkbeyondplastic.eventbrite.com
Together, we will explore creative disruptions to current uses of plastic and challenge the status-quo...
Posted on Feb 20 2013 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
"Think Beyond Plastic" Competition Gains Sponsorship From Rolling Stone Magazine, Bonnaroo, One PacificCoast Bank, FSB (via PR Newswire)
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Plastic Pollution Coalition announced today major sponsor support for Think Beyond Plastic, a competition for entrepreneurs with products, services, materials and/or infrastructure solutions...
Posted on Feb 15 2013 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
“Think Beyond Plastic” Seeks Disruptive Solutions To Plastic Pollution Crisis (via PR Newswire)
Innovation contest invites entrepreneurs to submit business plans for chance at $50k investment SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Plastic Pollution Coalition announced that it is accepting applications for Think Beyond Plastic, a contest for entrepreneurs working...