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May movie night – Tapped

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Our May movie is all about bottled water. Come join us, all welcome!

“Examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil.” IMDB score 7.4/10.

Please RSVP via Eventbrite to help the kitchen know how many to expect.

As usual, the second Tuesday of the month – Tuesday 12th May

The Stirling Arms Hotel, 117 James street, Guildford

Join us for food and drinks from 6 pm onwards, Movie starts at 7 pm

Entry by donation

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Would you like to see Guildford, Bassendean and Midland go bottled water free?

Culture Matters

by Jennifer Anayo (Graduate of the Master of Applied Anthropology program at Macquarie University) 
 

Plastic is ‘highly visible’ in food packaging, plastic carry bags at the check-out and the many applications of plastic in the food and beverage service. Due to these consumer experiences, plastic is often linked with notions of disposability, convenience, and low financial cost. Our interactions with them are for short periods of time, and often taken for granted. Similarly, since plastic has found its place in every-day consumer products, and the banal and mundane functions of daily life, plastic often fades into the background, ‘invisible’ until attention is brought to it.

Commonly, we understand the things we buy, use or get given as ‘objects’. Dichter points out that the objects we own reveal a great deal about ourselves, and that studying objects is a useful way to find out about people and gain insight into…

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