PSU, Smith Memorial Student Union Rm 327

Location

1825 SW Broadway
Portland
,
OR
97201
,
US

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Past Events

Wednesday
Oct
2
2013
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 5:30-7:30pm
5:30-7:30pm
If you think waste is someone else's problem ... think again. Join us Oct. 2 at 5:30 for a screening of "TRASHED" in Smith Memorial Student Union. WHAT: Free screening of TRASHED, an eye-opening documentary on the growing global problem of waste featuring Jeremy Irons. WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Smith Memorial Student Union, Third Floor, Room 327-9 ABOUT: Watch the film and learn about waste on campus. Each year, we now throw away 58 billion disposable cups, billions of plastic bags, 200 billion liters of water bottles, billions of tons of household waste, toxic waste and e-waste. TRASHED takes on the problem of runaway waste head on, taking a global tour of escalating rubbish and toxic disposal options. TRASHED won the Special Jury prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2012 and the special documentary prize at 30th International Environmental Film Festival (FiFe) in Paris 2013 and to date has been screened at 17 international film festivals. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC