Subject: Story of Plastic the movie, Antwerp plastic production expansion and British waste in Indonesia...

STORY OF PLASTIC is getting ready to be released to the world!

“The film represents a journey of the entire plastic pollution life cycle and the #breakfreefromplastic heroes fighting to change an unjust system and galvanizing a global movement.”
- Stiv Wilson, Executive Producer, Story of Plastic

Our first stop is the Mill Valley Film Festival for the grand premier on October 6th. Stay tuned for more details on how YOU can get involved!
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#breakfreefromplastic movement member Food & Water Europe are leading the way to stop the massive expansion of plastic production plants in Antwerp, Belgium. Food & Water Watch’s Director, Scott Edwards explains:

“Ineos is a climate and environmental disaster — benefiting from fracking in the U.S. while planning to bring the dangerous practice to the United Kingdom and mainland Europe to produce more plastic waste”

#breakfreefromplastic changemaker Jane Patton from the Center for International Environmental Law tells us WHY brand audits are essential in fighting plastic waste created by the world’s top corporate plastic polluters in #BrandAudit2019: a call for corporate accountability

British councils are sending plastic waste to Indonesia, where it is burnt on unauthorised dumps.
#breakfreefromplastic changemaker Yuyun Ismawati, senior advisor to the Nexus3/BaliFokus Foundation, indicates: “The government should inform people clearly what kind of packaging are recyclables and what kind are not. The UK and other western countries had to learn to dispose of their own waste instead of passing it off to Indonesia.”

In case you missed it, we organized our first-ever Environmental Justice messaging workshop in the US! Hear this special message from Ponca Nation elder Casey Camp Horineck on why communities on the frontlines are integral to solve the plastic pollution crisis!

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