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The Healthy Soils, Healthy Seas Rhode Island (HSHSRI) project team is excited to present a film screening of "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" at Jane Pickens Theater on Monday, April 1st. It may be April Fools, but food waste is no joke!An informative and entertaining documentary produced by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, "Wasted!" takes audiences around the world, showing the 1.3 billion tons of food that gets thrown out each year and the people fighting hardest to prevent it. In Rhode Island alone, about 100,000 tons of food waste ends up in the Central Landfill, which is expected to reach capacity by 2034. Still no joke!HSHSRI is a newly launched composting project that seeks to address the issue of food waste and marine debris in our Ocean State and improve ocean health by inspiring environmentally responsible behavior on land. In partnership with local composting groups, The Compost Plant, Aquidneck Community Table and Rhodeside Revival, HSHSRI hopes to inspire residents to take a closer look at their waste footprints and reevaluate the low-and-no-value items that end up in the landfill, or worse in our ocean.Join us for a fascinating film about the truth behind food waste, beginning with a pre-screening update from the HSHSRI project team, including Aquidneck Community Table, Rhodeside Revival, The Compost Plant and Clean Ocean Access.HSHSRI members receive a $5 discount on 1 movie ticket! Just enter your unique 5-digit customer number as the promotional code upon check-out. If you have any trouble accessing your discount please email [email protected] For more information and to sign up for the HSHSRI pilot prgoram visit: http://www.cleanoceanaccess.org/hshsri/
  • Start:April 01, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM
  • End:April 01, 2019 Time: 11:59 PM
  • Recurring
  • Where:Event Center, 49 Touro Street, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, 02840
  • Phone:N/A
  • Event Type: Festivals & Fairs, Food & Dining
  • Ticket Price:N/A
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