REDUCING PLASTIC BAG AND STYROFOAM USE BY ARLINGTON COUNTY RETAIL STORES AND RESTAURANTS
Posted on Mar 13th, 2011
Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE), the Mount Vernon chapter of the Sierra Club, and the Arlington Green Party (AGP) are sponsoring a public panel discussion at Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy Street, Sunday, April 3 on reducing plastic bag and Styrofoam use by Arlington County retail stores and restaurants.
- Jackie Zovko of Whole Foods and Mark Mills of Ted’s Montana Grill on how their businesses scrapped plastic bags and/or Styrofoam.
- Julie Lawson of Surfrider’s DC Chapter, on the DC bag tax and the Trash Free Maryland Alliance that is pushing a Maryland bag fee.
- Audrey Clement of the Arlington Greens on plastic bag and Styrofoam ban ordinances adopted by San Francisco in 2007.
Miriam Gennari, who successfully spearheaded a ban on Styrofoam in Arlington public schools, will chair the panel discussion. The event is free to all, and the public is warmly encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served. The panel will be held in the auditorium of the Arlington Central Library, which is located about three blocks from the Virginia Square Metro Station.
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