Plastic Free Miami Beach Launch

Plastic Free Miami Beach Launch
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Date(s) - 04/11/2019
8:00 pm

1 Hotel South Beach

2341 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL, 33139



On Thursday, April 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the 1 Hotel South Beach, the City of Miami Beach will kick-off the #PlasticFreeMB initiative. With over 100 registered businesses and growing, #PlasticFreeMB celebrates the Miami Beach community’s commitment to reducing single-use plastics, reducing plastic pollution, and promoting a more sustainable lifestyle.

An evening dedicated to preserving the unique environment of Miami Beach, attending businesses, entrepreneurs, and environmentalists will learn from industry leaders themselves on how they are working to accomplish the environmentally-friendly mission in their business operations in a panel moderated by Mayor Dan Gelber.

The panel will include:

  • Hannah Bronfman, Director of Sustainability – 1 Hotels
  • Eddie Segev, AVP Environmental Stewardship – Royal Caribbean
  • Caiti Waks, Co-Founder – Debris Free Oceans
  • Kristen Hartburg, Director – Under the Mango Tree

Tara LaSalla

Tara is the owner of Green Me Locally which was established in 2010 with a mission to bring awareness to the surrounding community about local eco-friendly businesses, events and sustainable living. She is also a business profitability consultant and specializes in helping companies lower their environmental impact, do good things for people and the planet and become more profitable at the same time. Tara helps companies create simple, sustainable solutions and become totally green while still increasing their profits. Her core belief is that we only have one planet, so it is our obligation to start making changes for the sake of our health and the health of future generations. Tara is known for creating easy solutions for post-consumer waste and the conservation of natural resources. Her clients are inspired and empowered to lead the way to a healthier tomorrow. Tara currently resides in St. Petersburg, FL where she is an active community leader in the form of environmental and marine conservation and education. Her work with the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Tampa Bay Watch and other local organizations continues to inspire those around her to protect our natural resources. She holds true to one of Mahatma Gandhi's most famous principles: "Be the change you want to see in the world."

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