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Simple Swaps – Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Workshop

April 29, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Did you know that we produce almost 400 million tons of plastic each year across the globe?


Join us at Alga Norte Community Park (6565 Alicante Rd.) on Saturday, April 29 at 10 a.m. for our free Simple Swaps – Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic workshop!


During the one-hour workshop, you’ll learn:

  • How to properly recycle or dispose of plastic waste
  • What happens to plastic after we throw it in the trash
  • About the City of Carlsbad’s upcoming local ordinances banning single-use plastics
  • Zero waste product swaps for single-use items inside and outside the home
  • How to make a reusable shopping bag out of an upcycled shirt
  • Why it’s so important for our health and the health of the environment to reduce plastic usage


Registration is required to attend. Thank you to the City of Carlsbad’s Sustainable Materials Management Division for sponsoring this event!