Plastic Free Summer Festival

Plastic Free Summer Festival

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Posted 2015-01-08 by Nina follow

Fri 16 Jan 2015 - Sat 17 Jan 2015


This two day festival aims to raise awareness about plastic pollution in Australia and around the world. Over three trillion pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans according to the latest comprehensive studies.

Learn a bit more about this important global issue and be inspired to be part of the global movement to reduce plastic pollution.

Join internationally renowned Marine Biologist and former Young Australian of the Year, Dr Jennifer Lavers as she shares her knowledge and passion of marine plastic pollution and its impacts on wildlife.

This community festival is presented by the City of Fremantle, Fremantle BID, WMRC Earth Carers, and the Town of Cottesloe and runs from 16-17 January 2015.

There's a range of free and and fun activities for all ages, including;

Plastic-free sunset movie
6.30 pm, Friday 16 January: Earth Carers, 40 Marine Parade, Cottesloe. Picnic, talk and outdoor movie Divide in Concord.

Plastic-free seminar
10.00–11.00 am, Saturday 17 January: Fremantle Town Hall. Seabirds and plastic pollution seminar by Dr Jennifer Lavers. One Planet photography exhibition, stalls and children's activities.

Launch of Responsible Cafes initiative
10.00 am–3.00 pm, Sat 17 January: Fremantle Town Hall and Kings Square. Meet the local cafes supporting the Responsible Cafes initiative. BYO cup and grab a free coffee.

Beach cleanup and meet the scientist
12 noon-2.00 pm, Saturday 17 January: Cottesloe beach. Help clean up Cottesloe beach and join Dr Lavers for a forensic examination of beach litter. Free refreshments.

All events are free and plastic free. Make sure to BYO your water bottle and reusable cup.

For full festival details and to learn a bit more about this issue see the Earth Carers website .

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