Move Past Plastic, MPP
Sponsored by TLC Foundation
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Welcome “Antonio Gramsci famously imparted: “Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will.

Tackling SUP Community Resources for

South Central Pennsylvania

Educational Meetings

Next Working Zoom Meeting

Monday, June 17th, at 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST

VIA ZOOM or In-person at

Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013 TYIPICALLY We meet on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. EST to work on the following initiatives. WHAT: WHEN: Monday, July TBA 2024, 6 pm - 7 pm EST WHERE: Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W High St, Carlisle, PA               or ZOOM REGISTER:  

MPP Current Initiatives

The proposed AGU Thriving Earth Exchange project, Identification of Pollutants in the Conodoguinet Creek Watershed: A Recommendation for Protection o Partners AGU Thriving Earth Exchange project, Anthropocene Alliance (A2), and a core team of volunteers including: Community Science Fellow, Shashank Anand, a team of three Community Scientists, Chiara Smorada, Marissa Kulkarni, Astrid Lozano-Acosta, and a local community member Karen Green co-founded Pidcock Creek Watershed Association A Conversation of the Impacts of SUP on the Health and the Environment. Partners Bosler Library, South Central PA Climate Realty, Beyond Plastics, US Composting Council, FoCo Trash Mob, US Reduces, BYO, … Synthetic Playing Surfaces harming our youth, Partnering with Safe and Healthy Playing Fields , Healthy Playing Surfaces & Beyond Plastic reaching out to municipalities PFAS Campaign o Drinking and wastewater testing reaching out to municipalities and residents with wells, personal avoidance, land spreading of biosolids Partnering with LWVPA, PFAS-action-group. National PFAS Contamination Coalition o Halt the Harm also announced our new PFAS Campaign Accelerator Online Course! o PFAS legislation Chemical Recycling Plant - partnering with organizations including Beyond Plastics (BP) and Save Our Susquehanna (SOS) to stop Chemical Recycling plants. We are working to stop the construction of the Encina Point Township plant. Zero Waste PA legislation, Partnering with LWVPA, Upstream, Beyond Plastic, Note the Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act (S.4246-a/A.5322-a) of NY. Do we want to do something like this? Reusables in restaurants, Partnering with Beyond Plastic, FoCo Flash Mob Panera & Spoons- Sustainability Feedback BYO - US Reduces for Pennsylvania Partnering with BYO Reuse in Schools and Colleges/Universities Partnering with Upstream and Cafeteria Culture Participate in Planning the MPP Sustainable Fashion Show NO PVC for replacing lead pipes with IRA funds- reaching out to municipalities REPORT: The Perils of PVC Plastic Pipes Great news to share with you! The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act, Senate Bill 3217, and House Resolution 6053 were reintroduced this week by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Congressmember Jared Huffman (D-CA-02)

A Series of

Conversations on

Single-use

Plastics

Click HERE to see more details about

each conversation.

IN-PERSON & Virtual

Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013

Begins at 6 -7 p.m.

What Dangerous Chemicals Are Lurking in Your Drinking Water? Recording 1 /2 /24 Why Plastic Recycling is a Myth? Recording 2/6/24 What are Safe Playing Surfaces for Your Children? Recording 3/ 5/24 What Are Alternatives to Disposables for Take-out and Restaurants? Recording 4/9/24 What Does Poop, Farms, and Food Have in Common? Recording 5/22/24 A Conversation on Protecting Our Watershed an introduction to Identification of Pollutants in the Conodoguinet Creek Watershed: A Recommendation for Protection Project How Many Fish Can I Safely Eat? Recording 6/17/24 A Conversation on Plastic Bags and Bottles TBA What Home Renovation Materials Are Safe and Healthy for the Planet? 8/6/24 Fast Fashion 9/3/24 Alternatives to Plastic for Serving Snacks and Lunches 10/1/24 What do Healthy Built Schools Look Like? 11/6/24 How do we keep plastic and its toxic chemicals from our meals? 12/3/24 First Annual Single-Use Plastic Trivia

Celebrate your journey to move away from

single-use plastic (SUP):

Becoming informed about the entire plastic life cycle Understand environmental and health harms from single-use plastic, SUP Recognize recycling and chemical or advanced recycling is a false solution Realize single-use plastic is more than a litter problem it is a crime of chemical toxicity Joining together to make changes by supporting campaign partners Take local civic actions Support strong Legislation outlined in the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act

Tackling SUP Community Resources for

South Central Pennsylvania

Creek Defenders

An environmental stewardship project

Identification of Pollutants in the

Conodoguinet Creek Watershed: A

Recommendation for Protection.

Creek Snapshot

o

Add a photo, news, pollution, and watershed

events to our gallery! All photos will be

reviewed and must be appropriate and

respectful. Remember to include

COUNTY/TOWN, DATE, and a NOTE

Creek Defenders Map (updates ongoing)

o The map has or will display information on watersheds, pollution, human health metrics, political data, environmental justice community data, and more.

Creek Defender Pollution Report Form (updated)

o Report pollution, diseased and dead wildlife. o This online community engagement tool documents pollution in the Conodoguinet Creek watershed (and any US watershed). It includes fields for pollutant type, location, comments, and pictures

NEWS on the Project

o

Conodoguinet Creek the focus of new citizen

science project, State Impact PA, by Rachel

McDevitt, June 20th, 2024

o

Carlisle organization streamlines watershed

conservation initiatives, by Maddie Seiler June

6th, 2024 Updated Jun 12th, 2024 Sentinel

Newspaper

o

5/22/24 MPP News Release Intro. ID Pollutant

o

How PFAS, microplastics join forces as a

synergistic threat, by Tamela Trussell, from

The Bay Journal, May 7th, 2024

Move Past Plastics created the project proposal with the

Environmental Protection Network. An AGU Thriving Earth

Exchange grant was awarded to further this project.

This project will help improve the watershed's health by aggregating siloed data into one location and map. This information and existing qualitative and quantitative data will be analyzed in a final report to conclude further testing, monitoring, and protecting the Conodoguinet Creek watershed. We welcome any research, history, and stories you want to share, including biological, chemical, physical, wildlife, and human health indicators. Please share this with your community groups, organizations, church, friends, and family. JOIN our team to collaborate on this project!!! Below i s a list of ways you and your organization can help. o CLICK on Creek Defenders Participation Form 1. Share the project with your organizations, groups, friends, and family through social and traditional media, email, posting fliers, word of mouth, and general networking. 2. Handle media, traditional or social media (this can happen with in your current organizational structure) 3. Host or co-host public educational opportunities throughout the process 4. Provide data 5. Be interviewed or be an interviewer 6. Contribute to the Goals (See Timeline and Milestones) 7. Outreach to partner organizations to gather more information. 8. Analyze existing data, draw conclusions 9. Draft initial recommendations 10. Share draft recommendations with stakeholders. 11. Sign onto the recommendations written up in the final report & share them with the community 12. Determine the next stage of research. 13. Vet firsthand pollution reports before they are added to the map 14. Donate 15. Become a fiscal sponsor 16. Apply for Grants and funding on behalf of MPP 17. Help create a Story Map 18. Help design Phase 2 - Implement Recommendations To learn more, you can visit the following link:

Saturday, July 20th, 8:30 - 12 Conodoguinet

Creek Stream Clean-up

Followed by going out to lunch

(individuals pay for themselves) Sign-up

Learn more about PFAS and how you can

protect your drinking water and participate

in the PFAS Campaign

Harms from Synthetic Playing Surfaces

PA Constitution - Article 1 Section 27

Natural resources and the public estate.

The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania's public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people. . .
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Welcome “Antonio Gramsci famously imparted: “Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will.

Tackling SUP Community Resources for

South Central Pennsylvania

Educational Meetings

Next Working Zoom Meeting

Monday, June 17th, at 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST

VIA ZOOM or In-person at

Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013 TYIPICALLY We meet on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. EST to work on the following initiatives. WHAT: WHEN: Monday, July TBA 2024, 6 pm - 7 pm EST WHERE: Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W High St, Carlisle, PA               or ZOOM REGISTER:  

MPP Current Initiatives

The proposed AGU Thriving Earth Exchange project, Identification of Pollutants in the Conodoguinet Creek Watershed: A Recommendation for Protection o Partners AGU Thriving Earth Exchange project, Anthropocene Alliance (A2), and a core team of volunteers including: Community Science Fellow, Shashank Anand, a team of three Community Scientists, Chiara Smorada, Marissa Kulkarni, Astrid Lozano-Acosta, and a local community member Karen Green co-founded Pidcock Creek Watershed Association A Conversation of the Impacts of SUP on the Health and the Environment. Partners Bosler Library, South Central PA Climate Realty, Beyond Plastics, US Composting Council, FoCo Trash Mob, US Reduces, BYO, … Synthetic Playing Surfaces harming our youth, Partnering with Safe and Healthy Playing Fields , Healthy Playing Surfaces & Beyond Plastic reaching out to municipalities PFAS Campaign o Drinking and wastewater testing reaching out to municipalities and residents with wells, personal avoidance, land spreading of biosolids Partnering with LWVPA, PFAS- action-group. National PFAS Contamination Coalition o Halt the Harm also announced our new PFAS Campaign Accelerator Online Course! o PFAS legislation Chemical Recycling Plant - partnering with organizations including Beyond Plastics (BP) and Save Our Susquehanna (SOS) to stop Chemical Recycling plants. We are working to stop the construction of the Encina Point Township plant. Zero Waste PA legislation, Partnering with LWVPA, Upstream, Beyond Plastic, Note the Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act (S.4246-a/A.5322-a) of NY. Do we want to do something like this? Reusables in restaurants, Partnering with Beyond Plastic, FoCo Flash Mob Panera & Spoons- Sustainability Feedback BYO - US Reduces for Pennsylvania Partnering with BYO Reuse in Schools and Colleges/Universities Partnering with Upstream and Cafeteria Culture Participate in Planning the MPP Sustainable Fashion Show NO PVC for replacing lead pipes with IRA funds- reaching out to municipalities REPORT: The Perils of PVC Plastic Pipes Great news to share with you! The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act, Senate Bill 3217, and House Resolution 6053 were reintroduced this week by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Congressmember Jared Huffman (D-CA-02)

A Series of

Conversations on

Single-use Plastics

Click HERE to see more details

about each conversation.

IN-PERSON & Virtual

Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013

Begins at 6 -7 p.m.

What Dangerous Chemicals Are Lurking in Your Drinking Water? Recording 1 /2 /24 Why Plastic Recycling is a Myth? Recording 2/6/24 What are Safe Playing Surfaces for Your Children? Recording 3/ 5/24 What Are Alternatives to Disposables for Take-out and Restaurants? Recording 4/9/24 What Does Poop, Farms, and Food Have in Common? Recording 5/22/24 A Conversation on Protecting Our Watershed an introduction to Identification of Pollutants in the Conodoguinet Creek Watershed: A Recommendation for Protection Project How Many Fish Can I Safely Eat? Recording 6/17/24 A Conversation on Plastic Bags and Bottles TBA What Home Renovation Materials Are Safe and Healthy for the Planet? 8/6/24 Fast Fashion 9/3/24 Alternatives to Plastic for Serving Snacks and Lunches 10/1/24 What do Healthy Built Schools Look Like? 11/6/24 How do we keep plastic and its toxic chemicals from our meals? 12/3/24 First Annual Single-Use Plastic Trivia
Donate Subscribe to Email Scedule a meeting with Tamela About MPP
REGISTER  for Conversations REGISTER  for Conversations

Celebrate your journey to move REGISTER  for Conversations

away from single-use plastic (SUP): REGISTER  for Conversations

Becoming informed about the entire plastic life cycle Understand environmental and health harms from single-use plastic, SUP Recognize recycling and chemical or advanced recycling is a false solution Realize single-use plastic is more than a litter problem it is a crime of chemical toxicity Joining together to make changes by supporting campaign partners Take local civic actions Support strong Legislation outlined in the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act

Tackling SUP Community Resources for

South Central Pennsylvania

Creek Defenders

An environmental stewardship project

Identification of Pollutants in the

Conodoguinet Creek Watershed: A

Recommendation for Protection.

Creek Snapshot

o

Add a photo, news, pollution, and

watershed events to our gallery! All photos

will be reviewed and must be appropriate

and respectful. Remember to include

COUNTY/TOWN, DATE, and a NOTE

Creek Defenders Map (updates ongoing)

o The map has or will display information on watersheds, pollution, human health metrics, political data, environmental justice community data, and more.

Creek Defender Pollution Report Form

(updated)

o Report pollution, diseased and dead wildlife. o This online community engagement tool documents pollution in the Conodoguinet Creek watershed (and any US watershed). It includes fields for pollutant type, location, comments, and pictures

NEWS on the Project

o

Conodoguinet Creek the focus of new

citizen science project, State Impact PA,

by Rachel McDevitt, June 20th, 2024

o

Carlisle organization streamlines

watershed conservation initiatives, by

Maddie Seiler June 6th, 2024 Updated Jun

12th, 2024 Sentinel Newspaper

o

5/22/24 MPP News Release Intro. ID

Pollutant

o

How PFAS, microplastics join forces as a

synergistic threat, by Tamela Trussell,

from The Bay Journal, May 7th, 2024

Move Past Plastics created the project proposal with the

Environmental Protection Network. An AGU Thriving Earth

Exchange grant was awarded to further this project.

This project will help improve the watershed's health by aggregating siloed data into one location and map. This information and existing qualitative and quantitative data will be analyzed in a final report to conclude further testing, monitoring, and protecting the Conodoguinet Creek watershed. We welcome any research, history, and stories you want to share, including biological, chemical, physical, wildlife, and human health indicators. Please share this with your community groups, organizations, church, friends, and family. JOIN our team to collaborate on this project!!! Below i s a list of ways you and your organization can help. o CLICK on Creek Defenders Participation Form 1. Share the project with your organizations, groups, friends, and family through social and traditional media, email, posting fliers, word of mouth, and general networking. 2. Handle media, traditional or social media (this can happen with in your current organizational structure) 3. Host or co-host public educational opportunities throughout the process 4. Provide data 5. Be interviewed or be an interviewer 6. Contribute to the Goals (See Timeline and Milestones) 7. Outreach to partner organizations to gather more information. 8. Analyze existing data, draw conclusions 9. Draft initial recommendations 10. Share draft recommendations with stakeholders. 11. Sign onto the recommendations written up in the final report & share them with the community 12. Determine the next stage of research. 13. Vet firsthand pollution reports before they are added to the map 14. Donate 15. Become a fiscal sponsor 16. Apply for Grants and funding on behalf of MPP 17. Help create a Story Map 18. Help design Phase 2 - Implement Recommendations To learn more, you can visit the following link:

Saturday, July 20th, 8:30 - 12

Conodoguinet Creek Stream Clean-

up

Followed by going out to lunch

(individuals pay for themselves)

Sign-up

Learn more about PFAS and how you can

protect your drinking water and

participate

in the PFAS Campaign

Harms from Synthetic Playing

Surfaces

PA Constitution - Article 1 Section

27

Natural resources and the public estate.

The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania's public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people. . .
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