Future 1.618 Programme Esprit de VELOX events can be found here.
Permaculture Facing Collapse
Description: The awareness of the structural weaknesses of our society (depletion of resources and biodiversity, climate change, etc.) raises more and more the question of a potential collapse. Simultaneously, permaculture appears as a way to rethink our way of life and rebuild society in a resilient and sustainable way.
But how can we reconcile reconcile these two concepts? The organizations Permaculture 44 and Adrastia are hosting a conference led by Vincent Mignerot and Arthur Keller to clarify this vast subject of the collapse and discuss it with you.
When: Friday, April 12, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC+02
Where: Manufacture des tabacs de Nantes, 11 bd stalingrad, 44000 Nantes, France
How: This event is free for members of Permaculture 44 or Adrastia. The fee for non-members is 5 euros. No advanced registration/RSVP necessary.
Future Adrastia events can be found here.
International Straw-Free Day
Description: In France, 8.8 million straws are used daily, and that’s only counting the fast food industry. In the days surrounding International Straw-Free Day (Feb. 2), a coalition of organizations will be undertaking a campaign to reduce plastic straw use. The French Polynesian campaign includes a conference on “Doing differently today, an emergency!”; two weeks of straw refusal to say “Down with the straws”!; the signing of an engagement charter for hotels, snack bars, bars and restaurants to no longer distribute plastic straws; and, a social media contest called #SelfieSansPaillePlastique (#SelfieWithoutPlasticStraw) to try to win a kit of stainless steel/bamboo reusable straws.
Where: French Polynesia
When: Jan 28 at 12 AM – Feb 10 at 11:59 PM UTC-10
Afterwork Zéro Paille – Semaine 0 Usage Unique
Description: Come meet the employees of other companies of Paradis Street, relax with a drink, but in Zero Waste mode of course! Bas Les Pailles will be on hand to make you aware of the impact of plastic disposable straw (and other disposable plastics.) And you can then spread the word to your favorite bars & businesses in the area.
Where: pin Le Londress, 97 rue du Faubourg Saint Denis, le londress, 75010 Paris, France
When: Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC+01
Apéro zéro déchet du vendredi 1er février
Description: Friend of zero waste, find us at the Port Boyer room near the Tortière for our monthly meeting! Whether you are a beginner or a veteran of zero waste, come share a friendly drink to discuss zero waste and the action of ZeroWaste Nantes. The movie “Straws” will be screened to be followed by a discussion.
Where: 80 rue du port boyer, 44300 Nantes
When: Friday, February 1, 2019 at 7 PM – 11:30 PM UTC+01
How: Register here.
Journée Internationale Sans Paille – Paris
Description: International Straw-Free Day in Paris will be marked by two main events: meeting at 3PM at Gare du Nord to educate restaurateurs and consumers, and meeting at 5:15PM in the 10th arrondissement (the place will be announced in a few days) to listen to zero waste experts!
Where: Gare du Nord, 10 Rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris, France
When: Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 3 PM – 6 PM UTC+01
Journée Internationale Sans Paille – Strasbourg
Description: International Straw-Free Day activities in Strasbourg will include: a presentation of the poster exhibition by ECS Strasbourg students; a discussion on the use of plastic straws and other disposable objects, with refreshments; and a DIY workshop on photo animation. Stainless steel and bamboo straws will be available for purchase.
Where: Graffalgar, 17 rue Déserte, 67000 Strasbourg, France
When: Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 4 PM – 6 PM UTC+01
Projection-débat du film “Straws”
Description: The animated film “Straws” will be screened and discussed as part of International Straw-Free Day festivities. Linda Booker’s Straws documentary film was released in July 2017. It is used as tool to raise public awareness about the pollution of plastic straws, and more generally, disposable plastic. The film was subtitled in French by the association Bas Les Pailles.
Where: AAJT, 3, rue Palestro, 13003 Marseille, France
When: Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 5 PM – 7 PM UTC+01
How: This event is open to the public for anybody aged 12 years or older; space is limited. Reserve & purchase tickets (3 euros each) here.
International StrawFree Day – Milan, Italy
Description: A speaking and discussion program will feature Elena Collina – Professor at the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at University of Milano Bicocca; Lucy Kojakian – 100 Resilient Cities: Milan; Stefania Borghi – Environmental Manager: SMART Project, Como Chamber of Commerce; Pietro Sette – Market Research Analyst, Climate Bonds Initiative; and Anouk Lucas – Low Carbon City co-founder.
Where: Ostello Bello Milan Hostel, Via Medici, 4, 20123 Milan, Italy
When: Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 5 PM – 7 PM UTC+01
Projection-débat : Et si on arrêtait les pailles ?
Description: The animated film “Straws” will be screened and discussed. Linda Booker’s Straws documentary film was released in July 2017. It is used as tool to raise public awareness about the pollution of plastic straws, and more generally, disposable plastic. The film was subtitled in French by the association Bas Les Pailles.
Where: Médiathèque du Pôle Culturel, 82 rue Marcel Bourdarias, 94140 Alfortville
When: Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8 PM – 10 PM UTC+01
How: The event is free and open to all.
Future Bas Les Pailles events can be found here.
Future RUADE events can be found here.