Reduce plastic group updates public on progress

The Reduce Plastic Use Petersburg Group got together last week to talk about what its members have done to promote awareness of the problems of plastic usage.

"Our goal has been to increase the awareness of the problems of plastic and the marine plastic in particular and try to influence behavior, which is a challenge," said Sunny Rice at the virtual meeting last week.

Gina Esposito began the presentation with a talk on plastic items that have escaped the waste stream and made its way into the environment. A member of the United States Forest Service, Esposito said when Forest Service crews wi...


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