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Check out the list of resources we compiled to assist you in making individual and systemic changes in plastic production, use and disposal.
Meet the Panelists:
350 Rutland County Chapter
Candy is on the steering committee of Rutland county 350. The group is focused on community education in a number of environmental and fossil fuel issues. One of these issues in particular is the link between fossil fuel consumption and plastics manufacturing and use.
More info: 350.org
Founder/CEO | Waste Free Earth
Marina McCoy is an award-winning Zero-Waste and Recycling Expert. Her company, Waste Free Earth, builds zero-waste strategies and sustainability-focused content for companies and events throughout the country that furthers their brand and mission. Personally, Marina has been living zero-waste for the past six years and loves sharing her enthusiasm for waste reduction with anyone willing to learn.
Corporate Sustainability Manager
As corporate sustainability manager for Bee's Wrap, Emily manages the company's community and environmental initiatives. One of her recent projects is spearheading Bee's Wrap's mask-making efforts to support frontline workers in Addison and Chittenden counties during the COVID-19 pandemic. She believes that businesses play a key role in facilitating sustainable change for consumers and our environment, and is proud to work for a company that does just that.
More info: beeswrap.com