Plastics Summit

You are invited to a one-day forum highlighting current knowledge of plastics, from microplastics in marine waters to plastics recycling challenges.  

The goal of the Plastics Summit is to present scientific, technical and up-to-date information about current issues, challenges and opportunities regarding plastic pollution in the environment, plastic recycling, reducing the use of single-use plastics and packaging, and alternatives to plastics in the Pacific NW.  The day brings together scientific researchers, agency staff, industry reps, K-12 teachers, students, elected officials, and interested public in a cross-sector dialogue. The organizing themes of the day will be three topics of current concern and interest:

  • Toxic chemicals in plastics

  • Microplastics

  • Packaging

DATE:  Monday, September 25, 2017
TIME:  9 am-4 pm
LOCATION:  Tukwila Community Center

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Prices: $40 general advanced registration, $25 non-profit/educator/student/volunteer, $60 at the door

Registration includes healthy snacks and lunch.

The Planning Committee includes: Sego Jackson and Pat Kaufman, Seattle Public Utilities; Kris Beatty and Lisa Sepanski, King County; Alli Kingfisher, WA State Department of Ecology; Sydney Harris, US Environmental Protection Agency; Hannah Johnson, HumanEco Design & Consulting; Katie Pelch, The Endocrine Disruption Exchange; and Heather Trim and Eva Dale, Zero Waste Washington.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 07 June 2017 10:34)