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Sustainability in Focus — Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Tuesday, August 21st, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

You are cordially invited to our next ISSP-NYC Sustainability in Focus film screening and networking reception. We are delighted to present Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an award-winning documentary that reveals the destructive impacts of our enormous plastic consumption. 

Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet it has become ground zero for the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” receiving plastics from three distant continents. In this independent documentary film, journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun travels on a journey of discovery to uncover this mysterious phenomenon. Along the way she meets scientists, researchers, influencers, and volunteers who shed light on our massive consumption of plastics and its devastation of our seas and marine life.

After an expert panel discussion, the evening closes with a networking reception.

Agenda

  • 5:30 - 6:00 PM: Registration
  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM: Film Screening
  • 7:00 - 7:30 PM: Panel Discussion
  • 7:30 - 8:00 PM: Networking Reception

Location
       Romano & Associates, 16th floor
       Enter: 520 Eighth Avenue (between 36th and 37th streets), New York, NY
       Ask security to direct you to the elevators for Romano & Associates, 266 West 37th Street, 16th Floor (the
       buildings share one lobby).

Join us for this compelling film, discussion, and networking reception with sustainability professionals! 
 
Wines and refreshments will be provided.
 

Space is limited - register today!

Ticket Information
    $10 - ISSP Members
    $20 - Non-members
    $30 - At the door 

For more information on this event and the ISSP Greater NYC Chapter, please send an email to nycchapter@sustainabilityprofessionals.org or call 646-926-0348.

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August 21, 2018 2:30 PM   through   5:00 PM PT
520 Eighth Avenue (between 36th and 37th streets)
Romano & Associates, 16th floor
Use elevators for Romano & Associates, 266 West 37th Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY
United States
Admission $ 20.00
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