Community Outreach Series: Plastic Bag and Film Forum

Plastic Bag and Film Forum
CRA Community Outreach Series

July 28, 2017

10 am – 1 pm
(networking lunch to follow)

Jockey’s Ridge State Park
300 W. Carolista
Nags Head, NC 27959

Our first Community Outreach Series event, the Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Forum, is just over two weeks away in Northeastern NC! A new coastal campaign is underway to help reduce plastic bag and film waste and to help ensure the materials are recycled properly at retail collection locations.

Come learn more from the plastics gurus at the WRAP Project, local government representatives, and nearby MRF’s!

Click to view/download our Plastic Bag & Film Recycling Fact Sheet!


9:45am Arrive, meet and greet
10:00 CRA Welcome and Introduction
Karen Terry-Johnson, Board Director
10:15 DEACS Introduction
Mindy Love, NC DEACS
10:25 Why aren’t Plastic Bags and Film recyclable curbside?
John Coward, Eastern Carolina Vocational Center
10:45 Why is this so Important in the Coastal Region?
Coastal Federation
11:05 How and What: Best Practices to Recycle Plastic Bags and Film
Shari Jackson, WRAP Program Director
Tonya Randell, WRAP Program Consultant
11:25 Where Best Practices are in use
Lisa Rider, Onslow County
11:45 Speaker Q&A
12:00 Roundtable Discussion:
Who wants to participate?
Where do we go from here?
What do we need? What resources do we have?
What are potential funding sources?
How to amplify and/or use existing coastal message?
1:00 Optional Networking Lunch at Pamlico Jacks