ROTARY HELPING SOLVE THE PLASTICS CRISIS
It’s simple for Clubs, Rotaract, Interact, Inner Wheel and Rotary groups to be part of the solution to the plastic crisis. Plastic is a hot topic and showing leadership on the issue will also increase Rotary’s exposure in the community and let’s hope that attracts more people to join your club.
Choose a member to sign up as your club’s representative. Then, when planning club activities, for example a BBQ or change over dinner, do a simple checklist to identify practical ways to reduce waste. Add the activity to your ‘Page’ so it displays in the global activities list. It’s easy, here is an example Corrimal Rotary Share the video below with members (or download it here: www.plasticfreeoceans.org/RotaryVideoIntro.zip).
We also encourage you can have the club representative join ESRAG (only USD30). Then they can occasionally report to the club about Rotarian environmental activity around the world.
A donation is not required but you may find this of particular interest double outcome of donations – you will notice several rotary clubs have sponsored those international projects.
Only sign up as a Rotary Club/group if you are the nominated representative – otherwise sign up as a HERO and ‘Follow’ your club/group.