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Auburn Movie Night: ‘Addicted to Plastic’ January 17

The City of Auburn’s Solid Waste & Recycling Division will be screening a free movie, “Addicted to Plastic”, Thursday evening, Jan. 17, 2013. The event aims to educate the community about plastics; the effects of plastics on the environment and human health; and the plastics industry. 

“Addicted to Plastic” showcases three years of filming in five continents, including two trips to the Pacific Ocean. The documentary explores plastic's history during the last 100 years, as well as current solutions related to recycling and biodegradability.

After the movie, a panel of experts will lead a discussion on plastics and other related environmental topics. Information tables, as well as refreshments will be provided. In addition, door prizes will be given away after the movie.

Event details:

  • Date/Time: January 17, 2013, 6:30-9:00 p.m. (the movie starts at 6:30 p.m., but come early at 6:00 p.m. to talk with exhibitors and get a good seat).
  • Target Audience: Ages 12 – Adult. No child care available.
  • Location: Auburn Riverside Theatre at Auburn Riverside High School, 501 Oravetz Road

The free movie nights are presented by the City of Auburn Solid Waste & Recycling Division and funded through a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology. For more information, call the 253-931-3047 or email recycle@auburnwa.gov.