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Auburn Sustainability Movie Night presents free showing of "Trashed" Sept. 25

Trashed the MovieThe City of Auburn’s Solid Waste & Recycling Department will be presenting a free screening of the movie “Trashed” on Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. as part of the Auburn Sustainability Movie Night. The film will be shown at the Auburn Riverside High School Theatre located at 501 Oravetz Rd.

Prior to the movie, light refreshments will be served, informational tables will be available and door prizes awarded. The film will be followed by a panel discussion of local experts, including King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson.

In the film, Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons sets out on a worldwide investigation into our global garbage problem. Using Irons as a guide, filmmaker Candida Brady’s ‘Trashed’ follows a journey around the planet to illustrate the scale of the challenge we face.

More importantly, “Trashed” carries a hopeful message about how communities around the world are already working to address the problem. You’ll also learn important lessons about how we can protect our vital natural resources through sustainable solutions.

“Trashed” is a groundbreaking documentary examining the crisis of trash, highlighting how garbage threatens our health and our environment.

Some images may not be suitable for young children; recommended for age 12 and over. No childcare available.

The free movie nights are presented by the City of Auburn’s Solid Waste & Recycling Department and funded in part through grants from the Department of Ecology, King County Solid Waste & Recycling Department and the King County Local Hazardous Waste Management Program. For more information please call 253-931-3047.