The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College will an Eco Lunch & Learn series presentation entitled “The Perils Of Plastic Pollution” on Thursday [April 29].
A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College are very pleased to announce the fourth in their virtual Eco Lunch & Learn series presentations on Thursday, April 29th, from 1:00 to 2:00pm.
“The topic is ‘The Perils of Plastic Pollution’ and will take a closeup look at plastics in Bermuda and the human and environmental costs associated with their use and disposal. The devastation caused by single-use plastics on marine environments and beaches around the world, as well as our health, can no longer be ignored. Collectively we need to reduce our dependence on these harmful materials and make conscious choices about the products we purchase.
“Thursday’s presentation will feature a panel of local experts and advocates, including Dr. Robbie Smith, Scientist & Curator of Bermuda’s Natural History Museum, Eugene Dean, Executive Director of Greenrock, Erich Hetzel, BEST Plastic Pollution Team Leader and Bermuda College student Zahria Furbert.