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Art/RE/Art

How can art promote important conversations? Join us at Art/Re/Art to think about the future of waste, together. 

China used to be the recycling mecca of the world. However, on December 31, 2017, a new policy, “National Sword” abruptly closed the doors for recycling waste exported by G7 countries to China and Hong Kong…collapsing prices of plastic scrap and low-grade paper, as a result. 

Photos:

#1 Leah Ervin, stacking donated books at @TOSSafter, gifted by Friends of the Library

#2 Region groupings from the UN Statistics Division M49 standard Data access 10/1/18; Source: US Census Bureau; Japan e-Stat; Eurostat; Statistics Canada; Visual Journalism: David Blood, Liz Faunce, Andrew Rininsland

#3 Bottles at the PT Elastic Reka Aktif plastic factory in South Cikarang, West Java © Kadir van Lohuizen/NOOR

Earlier Event: October 5
Case Farms Family Day Health Fair
Later Event: October 10
Los Mayas de Morganton