Wildlife Over Waste

Students That Oppose Plastic (STOP) Pollution

Geon Go | Used by permission
Student volunteers from the UW made our Make A Difference Day cleanup possible.

Plastic pollution is everywhere, yet plastic production is expected to triple by 2050.

That’s why Environment Washington, WashPIRG Students, Puget Soundkeeper, Zero Waste WA, and other Plastic Free WA Coalition members will be hosting student-centered activism workshops on Mondays throughout Nov & December.

The purpose of these workshops is so youth activists can learn how to can activate their voices and create policy change to help address our plastic problem, take action on climate, and more.  Workshops will be held on Zoom and are open to students grades 8 and above.

  • 11/13 5:30-6:30 pm: The Problems with Plastic & Recycling (and what we can do! RECORDING HERE.
  • 11/20 5:30-7 pmStudent Action Workshop: Writing legislators & letters to the editor RECORDING HERE.
  • 12/4  5:30-7 pm:  Student Action Workshop:  Make your voice heard: lobby meeting training-  Training postponed to January in advance of Plastic Free WA Lobby Day
  • 12/18  5:30-6:30 pm  How to advocate for plastic reduction policies: What to expect in the 2024 WA State Legislative Session

RSVP for Zero Waste Advocacy workshops HERE. 

Students who are excited to take action now should sign this petition, asking legislators to address our growing plastic and waste problem.

Non-students can add their voice by signing this petition, or joining the grassroots volunteer team advancing policy solutions. Want to learn more? Email Pam Clough at [email protected]!

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