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Special Screening of “TRASHED”

  • Aug 27, 2013 · 5:45 PM

Reserve your ticket at http://trashedscreening.eventbrite.com.

DC Net Impact, CarbonfreeDC, & DC Environmental Network invite you to attend: 

A Special Screening of the Award Winning Documentary "TRASHED" 

With remarks from Chris Weiss, Executive Director, DC Environmental Network

About the film:  TRASHED is a powerful environmental documentary in which Oscar winning actor Jeremy Irons travels the world to highlight the environmental challenges and devastating effects caused by our waste, and how individuals, cities and others are adopting sustainable solutions critical to our well-being and survival. Learn more about the film athttp://www.trashedfilm.com/.

SPEAKER: Chris Weiss, Executive Director, DC Environmental Network

Chris Weiss is Executive Director of the D.C. Environmental Network, a local nonprofit focused on protecting and restoring DC's urban environment. Chris has spent the past several years winning greater than 30 significant environmental campaigns to restore rivers, combat global warming and promote food security in the Washington Metro region. Chris also has extensive experience as an election campaign professional. He has consulted with and run successful local and statewide election campaign efforts in California, Florida, Texas and North Carolina. He managed the successful campaign of D.C. At-Large Council member Phil Mendelson, and then spent two years as the newly elected member's Chief of Staff.

MODERATOR: Rhys Gerholdt, Executive Director, CarbonfreeDC

Rhys Gerholdt is Executive Director of CarbonfreeDC, a local nonprofit that works with DC metro residents to reduce their carbon footprint. Rhys is also a Communications Manager at World Wildlife Fund, the world’s largest multi-national conservation organization. Prior to WWF Rhys held communications positions with the U.S. Climate Action Network, the American Council On Renewable Energy, and United Cerebral Palsy.

REGISTRATION: Tickets are $6.25. Seats are limited. Please confirm your registration here: http://trashedscreening.eventbrite.com

SOCIAL MEDIA: We will be tweeting about the event to hash tags #DCNI #NetImpact, and #TRASHED. Our Twitter handle is@DC_Net_Impact. Please join us!

DC Net Impact: Net Impact is a global community of over 300 chapters and more than 40,000 student and professional leaders working within and beyond business to tackle the world's toughest problems. At the crossroads of business, public policy and sustainability, the DC Net Impact (DCNI) Professional Chapter works to inspire, educate and equip professionals in the DC Metro Area to use the power of business to make the vision of a more socially and environmentally responsible world a reality. Whether you’re looking to meet like-minded people through networking events, build your skills through workshops and webinars, or use your business expertise to make local change, DCNI will connect you to the people, ideas, and programs to help you succeed. Learm more atwww.DCnetimpact.org or on Twitter @DC_Net_Impact.

CarbonfreeDC: CarbonfreeDC is a grassroots initiative dedicated to mobilizing DC area residents to dramatically reducing local carbon emissions. CarbonfreeDC brings together individuals, businesses, organizations and local government to learn about local opportunities to reduce carbon emissions, increase the adoption of renewable energy in the DC area, cultivate volunteer-lead sustainable office initiatives, and galvanize citizens to share knowledge and resources to achieve our goals. Learn more at http://www.carbonfreedc.org or by following CarbonfreeDC on Twitter @carbonfreedc.  

DC Environmental Network: The DC Environmental Network, founded in 1996 -- is working toward a vision of rebuilding Washington, DC's neighborhoods and communities for long-term economic stability -- accomplishing this by protecting and restoring the Capital City's urban environment. Learn more at http://www.dcen.net/.

Reserve your ticket at http://trashedscreening.eventbrite.com.

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