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Call to Action!

Join the Global Climate Strike TODAY, September 20th! 10am at Burnside Park, 12pm at the RI State House! https://www.facebook.com/climatestrikeRI/?eid=ARDpUqR_UxuRIthXffqxCnqFMtQxWCucXPokesgbrZKzfPDNI3cJuHaII8BMnODnXOqk1U6RTSN1Of0Y

9/12/19 ZWP Meeting Notes

9/12 meeting overview: BAGS: -Bag Bill goes into effect October 22nd! -Remember to check any of the Providence Libraries for ZWP Bag Swaps: take a bag, leave a bag! -Keep a look out for upcoming bag handout dates and bag collection dates COMPOSTING (Composting sub group - ask when next meeting date is): -"100 by 2020" goal of getting 100 restaurants composting by the end of 2020. Keep connecting restaurants with compost haulers -ZWP teaming up to help with Residential Composting pilot project OUTREACH & UPCOMING PLANS: -Lookout for ZWP table at Climate Action march September 20th -Planning and prepping for Styrofoam Ban campaign (ask about how you can be involved) NEXT ZWP MEETING IS THURSD

Meeting Updates

ZWP has been busy! Stop by our next meeting, 6:00pm on September 12th* at 498 Pine Street, to see how you can help! Previous Projects: The “Reduction of Single-Use Checkout Bags by Retail Establishments” ordinance passed and will be underway this fall! Ongoing Initiatives: 100 restaurants by 2020 Residential Composting Pilot project Providence Library "Bag Swap" bins Upcoming Goals: Styrofoam reduction bill *ZWP normally meets first the Thursday of every month at 6:00pm at 498 Pine Street, Providence RI

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