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Youth to Share Ideas on Reducing Plastic Use
Media Advisory
4/8/2019
Youth to Share Ideas on Reducing Plastic Use
Students will work with a team of experts to develop and pitch innovative ideas to help businesses reduce plastic waste in Vaughan. To inform their ideas, students will learn more about the challenges businesses face in reducing plastics and use microscopes to find microplastics in local sand and water.
 
Students will connect with and learn from representatives from the City of Vaughan’s Policy Planning and Environmental Sustainability, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Environmental Services departments, as well as from Riverside Natural Foods and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.

Where:

City of Vaughan
2141 Major MacKenzie Dr W, Vaughan

When:

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
 
*Note to Editors: Best time for photographs:
9:45 -11:00 a.m. - Students will be learning from local experts and looking for microplastics in local sand and water.

Who:

For more information contact:

Deneena Davis
Curriculum Consultant, York Region District School Board
Telephone: 905-727-0022 ext. 3050
Email: deneena.davis@yrdsb.ca

 
 
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