Chemical Recycling: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:00pm
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Join us 7/29 for a Free Webinar

Chemical Recycling: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

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With more than 15 million metric tons of plastic entering our oceans each year, it’s clear that we’ve got a problem on our hands. Yet, rather than reducing plastic production, the petrochemical industry is now promoting “chemical recycling” as a solution. Unfortunately, chemical recycling is an expensive, energy-intensive, and highly polluting technology that will not solve our plastic pollution crisis but will hasten climate change and threaten our environment and health.

Join us via Zoom on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET for an educational webinar with expert speakers:

  • Neil Tangri, PhD, Science Director, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives
  • Judith Enck, former EPA Regional Administrator and President, Beyond Plastics
  • Maria Lopez-Nuñez, Deputy Director, Organizing and Advocacy, Ironbound Community Corporation
  • Maura Toomey, Zero Waste Organizer, Clean Water Action

This webinar is co-sponsored by ANJEC, Beyond Plastics, Clean Ocean Action, Clean Water Action, Environment New Jersey, Food & Water Watch, GAIA, Ironbound Community Corporation, New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance, Save Barnegat Bay, Sierra Club New Jersey Chapter, and Surfrider Foundation.

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