“Straws” Screening & Jackie Nunez Live
May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The City of Alameda is now a leader is reducing plastic pollution!
Join us May 30th (6-8 pm) for the award-winning documentary STRAWS, and meet the woman who inspired Alameda’s local student movement to eliminate plastic straws (and now all plastic food ware) in Alameda.
- Jackie Nunez, founder of The Last Plastic Straw, will present an award to the City.
- Jackie will show a special presentation of the 30-minute film “Straws” (narrated by Tim Robbins) which highlights impacts of plastic pollution and how communities across the nation, like Alameda, are making a difference.
- ReThink Disposable Youth Ambassadors (local high school students) will present new findings
Since we are an island impacted by marine litter, Clean Water Action selected Alameda as its first community-wide project for ReThink Disposable. 100 restaurants across Alameda are being recruited to reduce disposable food ware in favor of reusables (over 40 already signed-up!) The ReThink Disposable Youth Ambassadors will present their findings, celebrate the ReThink Disposable restaurants in Alameda (over 40 already signed-up), and inspire us as we make our transformation to a plastic-free alameda.
Sponsored by the City of Alameda’s “Zero Waste Alameda” initiative and CASA. This is a FREE event. All attendees will receive their very own reusable, metal straw!