We host various events and workshops to help foster conversations and build community! Bringing people together to inspire each other, learn together and find solutions.
COVID UPDATE: most of our in-person events are cancelled, postponed, or adapted to be online. We encourage being safe and following the social distancing processes.
Zero Waste Meetups (Virtual)
About Zero-Waste Meet-ups are casual gatherings Plastic-Free YYC hosts regularly to bring together like-minded, compassionate, and curious Calgarians. A fun forum to learn about ZW goals, challenges and ideas to help each other strive for a little less waste.
Details will be posted here and on our Facebook Events Page.
June Zero Waste Meet-Up – Story of Plastic Documentary Screening and Discussion
Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm MST
After watching The Story of Plastic Documentary “together” (via-ZOOM-at-your-home-together and abiding by covid protocols) we will unmute ourselves, have discussions about the documentary, and of course, how to take action and change how we have been dealing with plastic consumption and disposal.
This documentary takes a sweeping look at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution and the worldwide effect it has on the health of our planet and the people who inhabit it. With engaging original animation, archival industry footage beginning in the 1930s, and first-person accounts of the unfolding emergency, the film distills a complex problem that is increasingly affecting the planet’s and its residents’ well-being. It also brings into focus the heroes who are working every day to rise up against big plastic.
Watch the trailer here: youtube.com/watch?v=37PDwW0c1so
Official website: storyofstuff.org/storyofplastic
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