Multi-media presentation in Skaneateles, NY, Monday 4/16/18 @ 7 pm

Stop #PlasticPollution #NoMoreSingleUsePlasticShoppingBags #UseReusableShoppingBags #protectwater

Why & How To Beat the Plastic Bag Plague: Dana Johnston, founder of the environmental charity, Mainstream Green, Inc., will provide a compelling multi-media presentation to show Why & How single use plastic bags and other plastic consumer disposables should be avoided like the plague they are. The public is welcome to attend this free event. A question and answer period follows the presentation. @ The Creamery, Hannum St. Skaneateles, NY 7 pm

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Put Less Plastic Packaging on my Hershey’s Syrup Please

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No bag for milk, please!

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No GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title this time

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