Plastic-Free Parry Sound is holding its first public meeting.

Ellen Walker, the founder of Plastic-Free Parry Sound, is holding a round table discussion to exchange ideas with local citizens about ways to collaborate and exchange knowledge toward eliminating plastic in households and eventually, initiate change in the community.

“I think where I see Plastic-Free Parry Sound going is that it’s a community action initiative. It’s great to get more information through documentaries and movies but there does need to be an action piece. My hope is to get a group of volunteers together who are capable of making reusable produce bags or setting up repair shops,” Walker said.

“I think that we have a lot of capacity within Parry Sound and a lot of really valuable skills that we haven’t tapped into and we could in order to make our environment more healthy and to make ourselves more healthy,” she added.

Plastic-Free Parry Sound’s first meeting is on Tuesday, February 26th at 7:00pm at Parry Sound Inn and Suites.  The group will meet in the lobby and head to a conference room. You can also RSVP to the meeting via the group’s Facebook page.