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King Conservation District Workshop Series: Plastic Pollution

Learn about plastic pollution and how to live a more zero-waste lifestyle. All ages welcome, the entire series is FREE! All workshops will be held in Fremont and Ballard, Seattle. Come to all or just one of the workshops.

LOCATION – Ballard Homestead, 6541 Jones Ave NW, Seattle

REGISTER HERE

WORKSHOP: Plastic Pollution and Policy

Saturday, August 11th from 10:00 AM -2:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE FREMONT ABBEY, 4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

Join us to learn about plastic pollution, what organizations are doing to be a part of the solution, and how you can too!
Featuring Speakers:

  • Stevie Knapp, King Conservation District and 5Gyres Institute
  • Heather Trim, Zero Waste Washington
  • Stephanie Lentz, Zero Waste Grocery Store (coming soon!)

WORKSHOP: Plastic Pollution, Big Picture

Saturday, August 18th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Ballard Homestead

Hear from experts about marine debris clean up on a large scale, how Puget Sound organisms and human heath are being affected. Learn tips on adopting a zero waste practices!
Featuring Speakers:

  • Christopher S. Robertson, Department of Natural Resources
  • Peter Hodum, Ph.D., University of Puget Sound
  • Frances Solomon, Ph.D., Western Washington University
  • Siobhan McComb, One Glass Jar

WORKSHOP: Plastic Pollution in Local Waters

Saturday, August 25th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Ballard Homestead

Look closely at the plastic pollution problem on a local scale! Discover how individuals are analyzing plastic found in Puget Sound organisms, learn about microfiber pollution from your clothing, and find out what it takes to make your own castile soap!
Speakers:

  • Julie E. Masura, University of Washington
  • Hillary Sanders, Puget SoundKeeper
  • Stevie Knapp, King Conservation District and 5Gyres Institute
  • Nichelle Madison and Briana Grahm, Loving Wildlife

REGISTER HERE

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No, all ages are welcome!

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free parking on a first come, first served basis in Ballard. There is no deisgnated parking in Fremont.

What can I bring to the event?

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch to eat during the talk.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call 425-282-1949 or email signup@kingcd.org

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, since the event is free and we are striving to be zero waste, there is no need to print your ticket.