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Where Plastic Ends Up – An International Perspective on Plastics

Two special opportunities to hear about what happens to the plastics we manufacture, and throw away took place on May 22 &23, 2018

International Plastics Delegation Tour featuring:
Jed Alegado – Break Free from Plastic, Manilla
Lakshmi Narayan – Waste Pickers Union, India
Myrna Dominguez – PANGISDA (Fishing organization), Philippines

Event Co-sponsors:
Allegheny County Clean Air Now (ACCAN)
Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community (BCMAC)
The BREATHE Project
Center for Coalfield Justice
Communities First Sewickley
League of Women Voters of PA

The International Plastics Delegation Tour has been organized by Earthworks.

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