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Earth Day, Every Day Webinar Series: RU Ready for NJ’s New Plastic Pollution Reduction Law?

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Starting November 2021, NJ’s new plastics law goes into effect to help reduce the amount of single-use plastics and protect our natural environment. Plastics from generation to disposal are creating a human health and environmental crisis. Right now, New Jerseyans use over 4 billion single-use plastic carryout bags annually. Join Nandini Checko, Project Director with the Association of NJ Environmental Commissions, to learn about the nation’s strongest plastic pollution law and how you can get started right now! Hint: Say YES to Reusables!

Our Earth Day, Every Day webinar series (lovingly called #E2D2) focuses on steps everyone can take to protect the environment. We can all do our part to take actions that make our homes more sustainable, from environmentally-friendly lawn care, to recycling, to conducting a home energy audit.

New this fall… E2D2 in the City!
Our last 3 sessions will focus in on specific issues affecting our cities and urban communities. Learn about safe practices for urban soil, combined sewer overflows, and urban wildlife.

Join us on Mondays at 6:30pm to learn from experts at Rutgers Cooperative Extension. These live, interactive sessions are approximately 1 hour. To join you need either a computer, tablet, or smartphone with speakers. Sessions are provided via Zoom. These sessions are free, but you must register to participate.

Remaining sessions:
10/4/21 – YOU Can Be a Citizen Scientist!
10/12/21 (Tues) – E2D2 In The City! Safe Soils for Urban Gardening
10/18/21 – E2D2 In The City! The Past, Present, and Future of Combined Sewers in New Jersey
10/25/21 – E2D2 In The City! RU Wildlife Wise: Successfully Navigating the Urban Wild


Monday, September 27, 2021

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Event Type

Industry & Academic Experts