Monday, April 18, 2011

We're Hopping!

It's "Plastic Pollution Reduction Month" and we're hopping with action and activities! The last 2 weekends at our downtown Farmers Market Bag It Bellingham generated over 500 signatures from people who support the proposed city ordinance to reduce single-use bags in Bellingham!

We have 3 movie screenings scheduled for the award winning film, "Bag It" and they are all FREE and open to the public!

April 19th
Edens North Residence Hall, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225
7pm – open to the public
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April 27th
Whatcom Community College, Syre Center Auditorium
237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, WA 98226.
1:30 – 3:30 pm – open to the public
Contact - Blanche Bybee

May 1st
Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
1207 Ellsworth Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
6:30 pm – open to the public
Contact - Linda Fels

April 21st - Bag It Bellingham is having a workshop "Ubiquitous Plastic - How to Get a Grip on the Plastics in your Life" at the Sustainable Living Center above the RE Store. 7-9 pm.

April 22nd - EARTH DAY, you can find Bag It Bellingham at the Earth Day celebration at WWU, Performing Arts Center Square from 11-2. Big event with lots of activities and Mayor Dan Pike will be reading the Mayoral Proclamation declaring April Plastic Pollution Reduction Month!

April 23rd - We will also be at WWU Earth Day Celebration at WWU from 10-4 and at downtown Farmers Market.

April 28th - Come see the "Clean Bin Project" at the Sustainable Living Center above the RE Store, 7-9 pm. This movie was made in Vancouver and is about 2 people who tried to live without plastic and other trash for a year!!!

To learn more about other events hosted by RE Sources during "Plastic Pollution Reduction Month" visit RE Sources for Sustainable Communities event series link.

Hop into action this April and reduce your plastic!
Bag Monster photo courtesy of Joe Dunko, AS Review

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