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10/3/19 ZWP Meeting Notes


10/3/19 meeting overview:

BAGS:

-Bag Bill goes into effect October 22nd!

-Find ZWP 10/19 from 9am-11am for a Reusable Bag Handout at Providence Stop & Shop

-Rhode Island Food Bank has kindly donated 450 bags for ZWP to help keep the bag swap supply! Thank you RI Food Bank!

-ZWP is hosting a “Sew-In” to make and decorate reusable bags! Keep an eye out for details!

COMPOSTING (ZWP has a Composting Sub Group! If interested, ask us when next meeting date is [subcommittee meets at different times]):

-"100 by 2020" goal of getting 100 restaurants composting by the end of 2020. We now have 38 restaurants composting!

-Compostable sticker for composting restaurants to display COMING SOON!

-Ask your favorite restaurants if they compost. If they already do, let ZWP know so we can add them to our growing list!

OUTREACH & UPCOMING PLANS:

-Planning and prepping for Styrofoam Ban campaign (ask about how you can be involved)

NEXT ZWP MEETING IS THURSDAY, November 7th at 6:30pm

498 Pine Street, Providence, RI


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