Visit NTC Liberty Station on May 31 for San Diego Coastkeeper's Signs of the Tide: Dig the Food, Not The Foam event.
At this event, four experts will talk about the negative impacts of the plastic foam (also known as Styrofoam™), how to make the transition to the alternatives and tips from local restaurants who have already made the switch. The speakers include:
- Alicia Glassco, Coastkeeper’s former education and marine debris manger, will speak about the plastic foam’s impact on the environment and the policies and legal issues that concern its use.
- Donna Chralowicz, a recycling specialist at City of San Diego Environmental Services Department, will talk about the city’s decision to stop allowing plastic foam food containers at city-sponsored special events.
- Distributor of to-go food containers will speak about the cost-effectiveness of using alternatives to plastic foam and what options exist.
- Michael Zouroudis, Raglan Public House general manager, will share his own insights about why and how he transitioned from plastic foam food containers at their restaurant.
This event is free and Coastkeeper will provide light food and refreshments.