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    Posted July 19, 2021

    Tuesday, August 10, 2021: Aug 10 – Interactive webinar about creating an economy better for people and the planet (Online)

    The Center for Biological Diversity, Break Free From Plastic and the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network are partnering to hold a free interactive webinar on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET about creating an economy that’s better for people and the planet.   The solidarity economy is a growing global movement committed to building an…

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    Thursday, May 13, 2021: Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act webinar for recyclers and other environmental groups (virtual)

    The Center for Biological Diversity and the NM Recycling Coalition are partnering to hold a webinar about the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act recently reintroduced in Congress. The focus for this webinar will be changes that were made to the bill since its original introduction in 2020, support mechanisms within the bill for domestic…

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    Posted April 13, 2021

    Three upcoming webinars – food systems, resistance/extinction and conservation/community development

    Creating a More Just Food System:  Thursday, April 15 at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET The failure of the federal response during the pandemic resulted in part from long-standing ties between industry and government that have been costly for workers, animals and biodiversity. But things are starting to change. People are eating less…

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    Thursday, February 18, 2021: Film screening of To Kid or Not to Kid and discussion with film’s director – Feb. 18

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day this month by joining the Center for Biological Diversity for a virtual screening and panel discussion of the film, To Kid or Not to Kid, that explores family planning, the decision to be child-free and how these choices are connected to the environment.   How to watch and join: Register HERE (http://bit.ly/3pXl9vq)…

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    Posted January 19, 2021

    Support zero waste through a digital toolkit and sign-on letters

    Hello, I wanted to share a couple of sign-on letters and a digital toolkit that might be of interest personally and/or professionally. Sorry for any cross postings. Kelley #PlasticFreePresident Day of Action Join the Center for Biological Diversity and other coalition partners for a digital day of action the day after the inauguration, on Thursday,…

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    Posted November 23, 2020

    Holiday waste reduction campaign and wishlist tool

    Hello, I wanted to let you know about a waste prevention campaign (Simplify the Holidays) and tool (SoKind Alternative Gift Registry) that are now being managed by the Center for Biological Diversity but were previously managed by New Dream. The holidays will be different this year for many – maybe because of a sick loved…

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    Posted November 23, 2020

    New report regarding climate change and advocating for solutions

    I wanted to share a report the Center for Biological Diversity published just last week. In order to understand how people in the United States perceive their impact on wildlife and the environment, the Center conducted a nationally representative online survey regarding the topics of population, climate change, consumption and rights-based solutions like voluntary family…

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    Posted September 21, 2020

    9-24: Interactive Zoom meeting to network with others about waste prevention and reuse

    Looking to network with others about waste prevention or reuse and associated policies like extended producer responsibility and right to repair? Join this interactive Zoom call on Thurs, Sept 24 at 1pm E convened by the Center for Biological Diversity, the NM Recycling Coalition and Senator Tom Udall’s office. Space is limited – https://bit.ly/2FEv47x A…

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    Posted July 6, 2020

    “The Story of Plastic” – Virtual Screening & Panel Discussion July 14

    Join the Center for Biological Diversity and the New Mexico Recycling Coalition for a free virtual screening and panel discussion of the new film “The Story of Plastic”. Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. MST/1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST Location: Watch the film at your convenience a week prior…

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    Posted February 5, 2020

    Sign-on Request: Due Feb 7: Support Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act

    Move up the waste management hierarchy to support waste reduction and reuse! A comprehensive bill to combat the plastic pollution crisis ‒ the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 ‒ will be introduced soon and the authors are looking for support from individual groups in addition to our coalition support.  This bill would pave the way…

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