To celebrate the Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Writing: Documentary category at the 42nd Annual News & Documentary Emmys, Discovery Channel is offering The Story of Plastic film for FREE on their YouTube channel through September 30, 2021.
Join our partner, BFFP in a national ask of the Biden administration to ban further petrochemical build out along with a local ask related to solutions to move past single use plastics, SUP on October 26th 1-2 p.m. MPP will contribute a 2 minute pre-recorded message to be delivered on October 26th 1-2. We would like you to send us a 1-30 sec. video to edit to show our support for the ban of petrochemical build out. Please include your local ask as well. In addition to this I encourage you to reach out to your community to present a live ask. Carlisle, PA will present a live ask. To participate email firstname.lastname@example.org BFFP Video Guidelines (Live and Prerecorded)Group Toolkit for BFFP Actions Against Extraction
Write a letter to our legislators to
support the Break Free From
Plastic Pollution Act (BFFPP)
Support the new bottle bill.
PUP’s SUPs Challenge
How few SUPs can you exit the store with?
Prairy knocked over the recyling bin. She and Starbuck were upset bywhat they found. They want to issue us all a challenge.How few SUPs can you exit the store with?Take your grocery shopping list with you to the store and see how many products from your list you can purchase without them being packaged in single use plastics or made with some portion of single use plastics. Calculate the percent of single use plastic (SUP) items your purchases contained. (SUP items are things wrapped or made from plastic that are used ones. ie shampoo or milk bottles, . SUP = items that were wrapped in or contained single use plastic, includingth e plastic bags you may use to carry them out). SUP/ total items purchased x 100 = % of SUP itemsRecord your results in the “Accept the Challenge button.
SUP's Day by Day in July
In connection with the Plastic Free July campaign, Move Past Plastic (MPP) wants you to participate in the initiative: “SUPs Day by Day in July" a Daily Digest of single use plastics SUPs information. One report declared that we consume and inhale 5 grams of plastic per week, the equivalence of a credit card.So, let us consume information on this and other concerning plastic information. This information seeks to educate, impower and bring HOPE and real action for ending SUP negative impacts.Everyday TLC Education (www.tlceducation.info ) will be displaying various resources on its calendar for individuals and groups to learn more about the complex SUPS problem. There will be a pdf posted on the MPP and TLC Education websites that individuals, businesses, and organizations are free to download and use on their websites or calendars or personal computers. The content will be labeled to provide suggested viewing for various ages determined by technical knowledge and intensity of subject manner. The resource content will include information on the entire plastic cycle and their impacts. Some resources will include: articles, videos, books, youth educational information, recommended letters to legislator, petitions, and connections to our partners and their bank of educational resources and suggested action you may take.Week 1 Introduction to the plastic cycle, impacts and Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act (BFFPP act)Week 2Recycling MythsWeek 3False SolutionsWeek 4SolutionsWeek 5What Can I Do & Break Free From Plastic Pollution, BFFPP