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Please join us in this special event, run conjointly by IMF Family Association and IMFRACA (IMF Research Analyst and Officer Comunity Association).   It is the launch of the IMFFA Going Green Campaign and it will take place on March 4, 2020, from 12:00-1:30 pm.

This fun, interactive session will feature guests from World Wildlife Fund who will share helpful tips on how easy it can be to go green each and every day.  There will be trivia and prizes – and refreshments – to ensure this educational experience will be memorable!  Come ready to have fun and learn how to reduce plastics in our lives and make informed purchasing decisions that will reduce our impact on our planet. Please kindly RSVP.

The speakers:

Alix Grabowski
Lead Specialist, Packaging and Material Science 

Alix’s work covers all aspects of packaging and material sustainability concerns, including biomaterials and recovery. She endorses using a systems approach to packaging and material decisions, balancing all impacts and tradeoffs to achieve real environmental benefits.
Alix leads the Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance (BFA), a coalition convened by WWF that seeks to advance knowledge on responsible sourcing of feedstocks for biobased plastics in order to encourage a more sustainable flow of materials, helping to create lasting value for present and future generations. And ReSource: Plastic, WWF’s activation hub for companies tackling the plastic waste crisis. ReSource turns commitments to action by filling the ‘how’ gap.
Alix holds a BS and MS in Packaging from Michigan State University, where her graduate studies focused on Life Cycle Inventory Data Quality for Bioplastic Feedstocks.
Cheron Carlson
Manager, Employee Engagement

Cheron has worked for more than 16 years in engaging employees in sustainability.  She manages corporate engagement programs and workplace giving campaigns for WWF, and works with corporations to design custom programs to connect their employees with environmental initiatives and bring sustainability into their everyday lives at work and at home.  WWF’s scope of custom programs includes environmental conservation education, activation, volunteerism, and philanthropy.
Cheron holds an MBA from Indiana University, and a BA from The Ohio State University in Japanese and International Studies.

 

 

 

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