Sept. 13: Bay Area
Coalition Luncheon

Join us for the September Bay Area Plastic Pollution Coalition Luncheon, where we bring together current and potential coalition members for a lively discussion about topics related to plastic pollution and its toxic impacts.

During our September coalition luncheon, we will be focusing on bioplastics. Our featured speakers are: Dr. Ann Blake, Environmental and Public Health Consulting and Dr. Martin Mulvihill, Co-Founder and Partner at Safer Made.

Topic: Bioplastics: Do you want to eat them?
Date: Friday, September 13
Time: 12-1 pm PDT

Location: Earth Island Institute
2150 Allston Way, 4th floor conference room
Berkeley, California 94704

Space is limited & RSVP IS REQUIRED

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Dr. Ann Blake, Environmental and Public Health Consulting
Ann is an independent consultant with over 25 years of experience in toxics reduction strategies that includes creating criteria for environmentally preferable purchasing, ecolabels and product rating systems as well as local, national and international chemicals policy reform. Her consulting practice explores how we can meet our needs for goods, services and jobs with minimal impact to the health of individuals, workers, communities, and the environment. Ann’s current focus is on solutions at the nexus of climate adaptation, health, equity, and safer materials.


Dr. Martin Mulvihill, Safer Made
Martin is a co-founder and a partner in Safer Made, a mission-driven venture capital fund investing companies and technologies that reduce human exposure to harmful chemicals. Martin is also a researcher and advisor at the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, which he helped create and where he served as the founding initial Executive Director from 2010-2015. He has worked with many Fortune 500 companies to help them replace hazardous chemicals with safer alternatives.