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Recycling Lies and Plastic Problems: What Can We REALLY Do About Plastic?

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.

Tickets cost just $10 and a portion of the ticket price for this event will be donated to Beyond Plastics.

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In her new book, Year of No Garbage, humorist and stunt memoirist Eve Schaub tackles her most difficult challenge to date: garbage. Convincing her husband and two daughters to go along with her, Eve attempts the seemingly impossible: living in the modern world without creating any trash at all. For an entire year. And - as it turns out - during a pandemic. In the process, she learns some startling things: that modern recycling is broken, and single stream recycling is a lie. That flushable wipes aren’t flushable and compostables aren’t compostable. That plastic drives climate change, fosters racism, and is poisoning the environment and our bodies at alarming rates, as microplastics are being found everywhere, from the top of Mount Everest to the placenta of unborn babies. It's a truly engaging read.

In addition to being a hilarious and thought-provoking author, Eve is also a beloved and dedicated Beyond Plastics volunteer and a member of the Beyond Plastics Virtual Group.

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Please invite your friends and family in the area to join you.

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