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The Story of Plastic Film Discussion

Go Green HP, Go Green Vernon Hills/Lincolnshire and the Highland Park Public Library will conduct a joint discussion via Zoom of the Emmy-nominated film, The Story of Plastic, from 7 to 8 p.m., November 9. The film, available all month for free on YouTube, illustrates the dangers posed by our plastic-filled world.

The panel comprises Sasha Adkins, Ph.D., MPH, a lecturer at Loyola University School of Environmental Sustainability and author of From Disposable Culture to Disposable People: The Unintended Consequences of Plastics; Chelsey Grassfield, policy manager at Friends of the Chicago River; and Eileen Ryan, an activist who helped write the Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban in Watertown, Massachusetts. The moderator is Jaclyn Wegner, director of conservation at Shedd Aquarium.

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