Join Island Press for a conversation with Kristina Marusic, author of A New War on Cancer: The Unlikely Heroes Revolutionizing Prevention and Matt Simon, author of A Poison Like No Other: How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies for a discussion on plastics and public health. Judith Enck, president of Beyond Plastics and Bennington College professor and former EPA regional administrator, will moderate and add her powerful perspective.
Join Beyond Plastics president Judith Enck at an in-person event on Sunday, October 1 at the Southern Vermont Arts Center at 2:00 PM. The event will feature Eve Schaub, the humorist author of Year of No Garbage: Recycling Lies, Plastic Problems, and One Woman's Trashy Journey to Zero Waste, climate author and advocate, Bill McKibben, and Joe Donahue, the host of WAMC / Northeast Public Radio's Round Table.
Join us on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 7pm ET on Zoom for a conversation about endocrine disruptors with Peter Meyers, CEO and Chief Scientist of Environmental Health Sciences, New York State Senator Pete Harckham, Chair of the New York Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, and Megan Wolff, Ph.D., MPH, Policy Director at Beyond Plastics
Join Beyond Plastics at the March to End Fossil Fuels on Sept. 17 in NYC . The United Nations is calling on world leaders to take real steps to lead us off fossil fuels to protect people and the planet. This September, the UN Climate Ambition Summit in New York will gather world leaders to commit to phasing out fossil fuels and thousands of people will take to the streets of New York to demand President Biden take bold action to #End Fossil Fuels.
Judith Enck will teach an online class on plastic pollution through Bennington College that is open to the public in September and October 2023.
Join us for an eye-opening conversation about plastic and the future of our planet with environmental leader and author, Bill McKibben and Pullitzer Prize-winning journalist, Elizabeth Kolbert, moderated by Beyond Plastics president Judith Enck.
Join the leaders of Beyond Plastics, co-sponsors, and concerned citizens from across the state to learn about the Packaging Reduction & Recycling Infrastructure Act and TAKE ACTION to pass this bill that will cut packaging waste in half in New York State before June 8.
Join Beyond Plastics, NYPIRG, League of Women Voters of NYS, Food & Water Watch, and dozens more at the New York State Capitol in Albany on May 2 for a Rally and Advocacy Day to say "New York is Not Disposable." Together we can pass a strong Packaging Reduction and Recycling Act and the Bigger Better Bottle Bill.
This free educational webinar will examine the findings and recommendations of Beyond Plastics’ report, The Perils of PVC Plastic Pipes.
Judith Enck will teach an online class on plastic pollution through Bennington College that is open to the public in April and May 2023.
Join Beyond Plastics and renowned pediatrician and toxicologist, Dr. Philip J. Landrigan at 7pm ET on Thursday, January 12 to learn what we know, what we don’t know, and what researchers strongly suspect about the impact of plastics on human health and future generations.
Judith Enck is one of four expert witnesses called to testify in front of the Senate EPW submcommittee about plastic waste risks and solutions.
Come learn what to say (and what not to say) to restaurateurs to inspire and motivate a shift toward more sustainable practices, and how to help restaurant managers navigate the process of ordering new wares at Beyond Plastics and ReThink Disposable’s free webinar on October 27, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET.
Join Beyond Plastics on Wednesday, Oct. 12th at 2:00 PM ET via Zoom to learn how your dry cleaning business can cut costs and boost revenue, attract new customers, and help protect the planet by reducing single-use poly and other single-use plastics in your operations.
Hold the Plastic, Please! A Web Briefing For Restaurant Owners Who Want To Reduce Single-Use Plastic
Please join us on Tuesday, October 3, 2022 at 2 PM ET to learn more about how your restaurant, cafe, or bar can reduce the volume of expensive, polluting, and wasteful single-use plastics you use in your daily operations.
Join Beyond Plastics on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7pm ET for a discussion on the petrochemical infrastructure buildout unfolding in the greater Ohio River Valley, featuring two advocates from impacted communities in Pennsylvania.
Learn how you can help local restaurants move beyond plastics at our free webinar on September 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET US.
Judith Enck will teach an online class on plastic pollution through Bennington College that is open to the public in September and October 2022.
Switching from disposables to reusable dishware enables Meals on Wheels programs to save money and reduce waste. Learn more!
Join Beyond Plastics and NYPIRG on Tuesday, May 17th at 7 PM ET for a virtual teach-in to learn about Assemblymember Englebright's new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging and Bigger Better Bottle Bills and find out what you can do to help support them this month.
Judith Enck will teach an online class on plastic pollution through Bennington College that is open to the public in April and May 2022.
As the world shifts from fossil fuel based energy and transportation, plastics are the petrochemical industry's Plan B, with more plastics infrastructure being built every year. Plastic and the climate crisis go hand in hand: global warming emissions from U.S. plastics will surpass emissions from coal in the U.S. by 2030.
Envisioning a World Beyond Plastics | University of Albany’s Leading Questions Series Welcomes Judith Enck
UAlbany School of Public Health’s Dr. Erin Bell will interview Judith Enck, former EPA Regional Administrator about her work in environmental advocacy and discussing the impact of plastics’ production and disposal and the role it plays in climate change and environmental equity.
Join Beyond Plastics for a free virtual briefing by The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Mathematics on their recent report, Reckoning With The U.S. Role In Global Ocean Plastic Waste.