Check Out This Post For An ‘Advocacy Toolkit to Make a Difference in Your Community’
From the Alliance for the Great Lakes, a citizen-based organization with members across the Great Lakes region
Posted November 14th, 2018 on Niagara At Large
Researchers estimate that more than 22 million pounds of plastic pollution enter the Great Lakes every year. Beach cleanups and personal behaviour changes alone won’t solve this problem.
It’s going to take policy action at all levels to protect our lakes against plastic pollution — and it can start with you.
That’s why we’re excited to share our brand new resource to help you fight plastic pollution, Plastic-Free Great Lakes: An Advocacy Toolkit to Make a Difference in Your Community.
In the toolkit, we provide information on plastic pollution in the Great Lakes and tools designed to help you:
- Understand our Great Lakes plastic pollution problem,
- Learn how communities have taken action to reduce plastic pollution, and
- Become a plastic-free Great Lakes champion in your community.
Earlier today, we hosted a webinar to release the toolkit along with partners at Access Living and Shedd Aquarium. We discussed inclusive policy-making and advocacy efforts to reduce plastic pollution. Find a recap and recording here.
Alliance for the Great Lakes
150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60601
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