Group how to get rid of ants in the house envisions plastic-free peninsula Boothbay Register

Plastic free peninsula (PFP) is dedicated to eliminating single-use plastics in southport, boothbay harbor, boothbay and edgecomb. The group held a public discussion may 22 at the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar rotary club of boothbay harbor. The event was to feature the documentary “the smog of the sea,” but technical difficulties prevailed and audience members were encouraged to how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar seek it online at home.

Indivisible-boothbay’s barbara burt introduced a panel of PFP members who how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar spoke on the group’s work since PFP’s inception in march. Panelists were nancy adams, helen meserve, abby jones, star perkins, doreen dun, dr. Peg helming and bonnie ginger.

Adams said PFP’s name is sort of a misnomer because there is how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar no way to get rid of all plastics in a how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar region driven by an industry demanding quick, inexpensive consumption. “however, we figured we could at least address the three worst how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar litterers and that is what we are doing.”

“the answer to the problem is to eliminate single use how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar by all of us and it is extremely difficult. Any organization you are a part of … talk to them about what they’re doing to use sustainable products. Every little thing that we do makes a difference.”

To work toward abandoning the three worst littered items – single-use plastics, cigarette butts and polystyrene – PFP has a plan: testifying for state bills and lobbying local representatives; initiating local ordinances in the face of a state bill how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar or referendum’s failure; educating the public and staying current with research as a how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar group; and recognizing businesses that have taken action to eliminate single-use plastics.

“whether we want them or not, things are going to be happening and (local businesses) have a lot that they’re going to have to do to get ready for how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar that. So, we want to make this as positive an experience as how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar possible,”adams said. She said PFP has started a dialogue with boothbay harbor how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar region chamber of commerce.

Perkins believes that with testimony to the legislature on the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar need to ban single-use plastic bags, the state measure will pass, as did the ban on polystyrene. The natural resources council linked with maine grocers and food how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar producers and the retail association of maine to support the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar bill, because with a sprinkling of towns and cities throughout maine how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar having passed similar local ordinances, businesses are seeking consistency, perkins said.

“this new facility is introducing a whole new system to how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar take care of garbage … the bottom line is that all of this garbage is how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar going to be recycled and repurposed and then sold once how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar it has become cellulose pulp, plastic fuel, briquettes, bio-gas pumped into bangor’s natural gas pipeline, and recycled plastics and metals.”

Dun said the $70 million facility plans to accept 150,000 tons of trash every year from municipalities all over how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar maine, and the long game is for fiberight to accept hospital how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and commercial refuse. The company has also promised to reduce solid waste by how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar 85% for the municipalities it serves, dun said.

Locally, helming said many businesses are already increasing environmentally sustainable practices. Among them, helming listed china by the sea, newagen inn, congregational church of boothbay harbor, the thistle inn and restaurant, shannon’s unshelled, oak street cafe and coastal maine botanical gardens.

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