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USVI Earth Day PLANET vs PLASTICS Hybrid Presentation and Panel Discussion Set for April 22

Island Green Living, U.S. Virgin Islands

Non-profit Island Green Living Association and Sen. Milton E. Potter invite everyone in the U.S. Virgin Islands to attend an informative and timely hybrid event centered on this year’s Earth Day “Planet vs Plastics” theme. Led by Dawn Lisa Henry (former DPNR commissioner, senior advisor to non-profit Beyond Plastics and Island Green board member) the USVI Earth Day PLANET vs PLASTICS Presentation and Panel Discussion will examine the plastic pollution crisis, the health and environmental dangers of plastics, and simple solutions people can all implement now.

A Q&A will follow. Attendees will walk away with an actionable checklist.

Anyone from across the territory is encouraged to attend in person or via Zoom:

Monday, April 22; 5:30 – 7 p.m. (AST)

Gifft Hill School, Upper Campus, Route 104, Cruz Bay, St. John

Attend in-person or via Zoom. The link for Zoom is bit.ly/APRIL22EVENT

Please RSVP for Zoom and in-person attendance: kelly@islandgreenliving.org or 998-4446

Featured Speaker: Dawn Lisa Henry, former DPNR Commissioner, Senior Advisor to nonprofit Beyond Plastics, and Island Green Board Member

Panelists: Senator Milton E. Potter and Kelly McKinney, executive director of Island Green

Moderator: Harith Wickrema, Island Green Board president/founder, Planet Green Force

Special Guests: UVI and high school students will provide their perspectives on the plastics crisis.

Light refreshments will be available and attendees are encouraged to bring their reusable beverage bottles.

Celebrating 20 years in operation this year, Island Green Living Association is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization on St. John dedicated to sustainability throughout the USVI and beyond. www.islandgreenliving.org.

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