The Story of Plastic brings into focus an alarming, man-made crisis and the heroes who are working every day to rise up against big plastic. After the film, learn more from our panelists about efforts underway here in Coos Bay to reduce plastics and ways that you can get involved.

During June, we’re hosting several free screenings and panel discussions! Register is required – reserve your spot before all of the events sell out!

June 18, 7:00 pm – North Coast Chapter, Friends of Cape Falcon Marine Reserve, Coast Watch, Haystack Rock Awareness Program, Friends of Haystack Rock

Panelists:

  • Megan Ponder, Producer of The Story of Plastic
  • Bri Goodwin, Oregon Field Manager for Surfrider Foundation
  • Dave Larmouth, Recology Western Oregon

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July 1, 6:00 pm – Siuslaw Chapter and the Siuslaw Watershed Council

Panelists:

  • Kelly Bell, Lane County Master Recyclers Coordinator
  • Britte Kirsch, Lane County Master Recycler
  • Megan Ponder, Producer of The Story of Plastic
  • Charlie Plybon, Oregon Field Manager for Surfrider Foundation

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Past events:


June 4, 6:00 pm – Coos Bay Chapter

Panelists:

  • Joe Banetti, Mayor of Coos Bay
  • Charlie Plybon, Oregon Policy Manager for Surfrider Foundation
  • Megan Ponder, Producer of The Story of Plastic
  • Les’s Sanitary (invited)

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June 11, 6:30 pm – Newport Chapter, Hatfield Marine Science Center Green Team, Oregon Sea Grant

Panelists:

  • Cait Goodwin, Oregon Sea Grant
  • Aimee Thompson, Thompson’s Sanitary
  • Brandon Trelstad, Oregon State University
  • Facilitated by Charlie Plybon, Oregon Policy Manager for Surfrider Foundation

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