The Story of Plastic Film and Expert Waste Panel Discussion

Date Tuesday 1 September 2020
Time 7pm - 8pm
Where Zoom Online Webinar
Presenter Panellists - Paul Murray, Rick Thorpe, Valerie Bianchi, Jacqui Forbes, Rachael Goddard, Katie Hine and Robert Moore
Contact Katie Hine
Contact email
Admission Cost Free


A free online screening of the 'The Story of Plastic', followed by an expert waste panel discussion.

The Story of Plastic, brought to you by the Story of Stuff looks at the impact of plastic pollution globally, and the effects on our health and the environment. The documentary features interviews with experts, activists and grassroots groups across three continents, and exposes the flawed and broken systems that produce and recycle plastic.

View this film online, anytime between the 22 August and Tuesday 1 September. Then join us online on the 1 September to hear from our sector wide waste experts, who will provide their thoughts, outline the waste situation in Aotearoa and discuss potential solutions and hope.

The Panellists are ...

'Matua X Man' Paul Murray - Educator, Facilitator, Xtreme Zero Waste & Para Kore.

Rick Thorpe - Founder and Manager, Xtreme Zero Waste.

Valerie Bianchi - Education Projects Advisor, Waikato Regional Council.

Jacqui Forbes - General Manager, Para Kore.

Rachael Goddard - Sustainability & Environment Manager, University of Waikato, Xtreme Zero Waste.

Katie Hine- Consultant, Zero Below, Sustainability Coordinator Waikato District Health Board and Waikato University.

Robert Moore - Chair Go Eco and Social Justice Enabler, Anglican Action

Panel Discussion Details ...

When - Tuesday 1 September 2020

Time - 7pm - 8pm

Location - Online via Zoom

Once you have registered using the registration button above, you will receive via your confirmation email, a link on to watch the film and further information on how to join the panel discussion on the night.

If you have any questions for the panel please email prior to the online discussion.

This free online screening of The Story of Plastic and Panel Discussion has been kindly brought to you by the University of Waikato, Xtreme Zero Waste, Go Eco, Para Kore and Waikato Regional Council.