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Whitby Students Lead a Grassroots Effort to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bottles in Greenwich

The banning of single-use plastic bottles is a growing trend across the world. Greenwich, with its 32 miles of shoreline and four town beaches, is vulnerable to the negative impact of plastic bottles. “Greenwich Bottles No More” was founded by three Whitby School students to educate the public and ban the use in their hometown.

Whitby Students Lead a Grassroots Effort to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bottles in Greenwich

The banning of single-use plastic bottles is a growing trend across the world. Greenwich, with its 32 miles of shoreline and four town beaches, is vulnerable to the negative impact of plastic bottles. “Greenwich Bottles No More” was founded by three Whitby School students to educate the public and ban the use in their hometown.

Camillo, Oberlander Debate in Backcountry

On Tuesday night in the backcountry in front of a standing-room-only crowd of about 300 people inside the Round Hill Community House, First Selectman candidates Jill Oberlander, a democrat, and Fred Camillo, a republican, faced off in their final public debate before the Nov. 5 election.

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greenwich and moderated by Jara Burnett of the League, the candidates were asked questions which were submitted by the Round Hill Association, Northeast Greenwich Association and Northwest Greenwich Association. They were also asked questions that were submitted by the public. Most of the questions focused on the backcountry.