What we’ll cover in this webcast...
How to implement a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program
Carol Doss is executive director for two nonprofits, Upper Tennessee River Roundtable that focuses on clean rivers, and Keep Southwest Virginia Beautiful that works on litter prevention and cleanups. Her background includes a variety of environmental work with an emphasis on environmental education. Carol serves on the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Advisory Panel, working as a mentor for other program directors. She has coordinated a program to prevent cigarette litter in Southwest Virginia for many years resulting in litter reductions and increased awareness. Her presentation will explain how to implement a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program.
Educating the community and students on the harmful effects debris has on the environment
Kristin Weed is an Environmental Activist from Maryland. She is the Founder and President of the grassroots volunteer organization and non-profit, Kent Island Beach Cleanups (KIBCU). Founded in 2012, KIBCU is an organization whose mission is to protect and preserve the beauty of the beaches, parks, and estuaries of Kent Island, MD through regular cleanups, education, awareness, social and communal responsibility and advocacy. Her goal is to educate the community on the detriment of single-use plastics, Styrofoam and other harmful debris has on the environment, specifically focused on enacting personal responsibility and change in her island community on the Chesapeake Bay. Her presentation will focus on how she started her organization, what they have accomplished, and where they are headed next.
Open Forum Q&A
Are you working on an effort to address water pollution, and would you like to receive feedback/input from others? During the open forum, you can ask questions to the presenters and webcast audience.
About SOP Technologies
The mission of SOP Technologies is simple: to Stop Ocean Pollution. We do this with a variety of technologies to prevent and capture water pollution. Learn more about our technologies here.