Earth Summit 2012


Thursday, November 15th 8:30am - 1:15pm

 at the Jefferson Center, 541 Luck Ave, Roanoke VA


Plastic has become one of the most ubiquitous substances in our environment. We use it for everything! Try to imagine one day when you don’t touch or see something plastic. And yet, our tremendous use of this miracle substance is creating some serious concerns and challenges to our environment and our health including: the amount of plastic waste accumulating in our oceans and environment, the potential health effects of substances leaching from everyday plastics and the confusion of which plastics can and can’t be recycled.

Come to our 2012 Earth Summit to learn from professionals the latest and greatest news on plastic. The three focus areas will be:


Know Your Plastics and Plastic Recycling 101

Plastics in our Environment: effects on you, your health and the enviroment

A Plastic Future: What's new in the world of plastics and recycling



9:00 to 9:45         Registration  

9:45 to 10:00       Welcome and Introduction    

10:00 to 10:40      Panel Discussion

10:50 to 11:30      Breakout Sessions: Round 1 (Students assigned to one of 3 workshops)                               

11:40 to 12:10      Breakout Sessions: Round 2 ( Students rotate to 2nd workshop)

12:15 to 1:15        Lunch and Close   


Contact  to register your students today! Lunch and drinks provided.

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