Friday, October 21, 2011

Nov. - Dec. Calendar of Events 2011

Plastic Free Hawaii is involved in a number of upcoming events for 2011. We hope you and yours can join us!

See the details are below and stay tuned for updates as we get closer to the Kanu Hawaii Waste Challenge and the December 3rd Beach Clean up.

November 17, 6:00PM-8:00PM - "Bag It" film screening at Sunset Beach Elementary School, email for more information.

November 19, 8:00AM-12:15PM - 7th Annual North Shore Beach Clean Up
Hundreds of folks are expected for this yearly gathering and clean-up with Da Hui and Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii. More info on Facebook. We'll be collecting plastic for Method Soap's new post-consumer recycled bottles made from gyre plastic pollution!

November 27-December 26, Kanu Hawaii Waste Challenge
It's that time again and we are very excited to be helping out with this year's challenge. It's a time to learn about the waste stream in Hawaii and renew personal, household, and business commitments to reducing our waste footprint through out the year. We'll be sharing educational items, events, and projects to take part in. The last week is the One Week -One Bag challenge, so get ready.

November 29, 6-8PM, Waste Forum at Farrington High School.
In conjunction with Plastic Free Hawaii and Kanu Hawaii, there will be a screening of "Bag It" and a discussion forum following the film with special guests. Email for more information.

December 3,  Plastic Free Hawaii Beach Clean ups
As a part of the Waste Challenge, our parent organization Plastic Free Hawaii (Kokua Hawaii Foundation) will be hosting 2 community clean-ups on this day in Haleiwa and Kailua. We'll be weighing the trash and communing with a low-waste potluck at Kailua Beach Park 10am-12pm as usual! More details to come. We'll also be collecting plastic for Method Soap's new post-consumer recycled bottles made from gyre plastic pollution!

TBA December-Finally another HI-5 bins making workshop with Eating in Public! This time at Malama Learning Center at Kapolei High School.

Looking forward...The 2012 legislative session is right around the corner. We'll be working with partners such as Surfrider and the Sierra Club to promote a Bag Bill. We'll have all the updates here on the blog.

Other Notable Events in our Plastic Free Community:
Let us know about any other #plasticfree events in your community!