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Panel discussion on plastic in the environment at the UNB Art Centre

Author: Lori Quick

Posted on Apr 23, 2019

Category: News and Notices

Are skipping the straws and using reusable shopping bags enough?  Should we ban plastic bags and enforce stricter regulations? Find out more at our panel discussion on Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Hall Auditorium.  

This discussion will feature panelists Brad Janes, manager of PR and education from the Fredericton Regional Solid Waste Commission; Charlene Mayes, professor of environmental biology at UNB; David Coon, member of the Green Party and Fredericton South MLA; Jeff Carr, Minister of Environment and Local Government and New Maryland-Sunbury MLA; Kelly Green, a student at St. Thomas University and member STU Sustainability; Pierre Landry, general manager of Encorp Atlantic; and Stephen Chase,  chair of Public Safety and Environment for the City of Fredericton.

Please join us for these informative and educational events as part of World Water Day awareness campaign and the exhibit Cascade: Our Plastic, Our Planet, Our Choice, on view through June 7.

The UNB Art Centre is located at Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Dr., University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.  The galleries are open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays and until 9 p.m. on Thursdays and for special events. Admission is free to members of the public. Everyone welcome!

Category: News and Notices

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Contact: Lori Quick

Email Address: lquick@unb.ca