What’s new with single-use plastics?
Tuesday, April 25, 2-3pm ~ Martes, 25 de Abril de 2023
Join us on April 25 to get caught up to speed with Bellingham’s single-use plastics ordinance. Review the basics, learn what’s new with exempt items, and get tips and resources from industry professionals.
Únase a nosotros el 25 de Abril para ponerse al día con la ordenanza de plásticos de un solo uso de Bellingham. Revise los conceptos básicos, aprenda las novedades con los artículos exentos y obtenga consejos y recursos de los profesionales de la industria.
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Molly grew up in the restaurant business with her mom being the founder of Pepper Sisters. She has been a prep cook, line cook, server, and busser. Molly currently manages marketing, social media, and bookkeeping. She knows the value small, local businesses bring to the community, and also knows firsthand the challenges faced by small business owners in the current economy.
Jenni started working at the Colophon Café in 2014 and has worked her way up from front of the house supervisor to general manager. While being a full time employee, Jenni attended Whatcom Community College studying business in hopes to explore topics such as food access & equality and environmental justice. Since graduating, she continues to work with organizations in Bellingham in hopes to help other businesses operate more sustainably.
Administrative and Sustainability Manager
Community Food Co-op
Melissa Elkins has worked for the Community Food Co-op since 1996 and has been the sustainability manager for the last decade. She works closely with Co-op management to create systems that support the Co-op’s mission, vision, and values.
Oleg Vetkov works with businesses to help them find the best industrial, institutional, cleaning and maintenance supplies for their needs.
Click to watch previous Waste & Whatnot meetings below:
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 – Food Freedom through Climate Change Activism
Thursday, October 6, 2022 – Food Freedom through Climate Change Activism
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 – Reduce your Food Waste with Meal Planning
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 – Solutions to Single-Use Plastics
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 – Refillery 101
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 – “Ask Us Anything with Ridwell”
Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 – Use It Up and Reduce Food Waste at Home
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021- The Future of Wasted Food
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 – Impending Changes to the Whatcom County Recycling System
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Questions? Email Brandi at BrandiH@sustainableconnections.org or call 360-647-7093.