The Plastic GYRE Symposium: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond

March 26-27 /  Atlanta / GSU + CDC Museum

In an unprecedented gathering, 35+ of the top national and local scientists, artists, activists and industry leaders present 2 full days of the newest scientific discoveries and creative disruption to the plastic pollution crisis~

Drifters Project, in collaboration with the CDC Museum, GSU, and Plastic Pollution Coalition, host this major event with in-depth panel sessions, films, presentations, popup exhibition and GYRE :  The Plastic Ocean exhibition currently on view at the CDC Museum! FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


MEDIA and PRESS COVERAGE: articles here + additional images here

Honorable Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall presents us with a proclamation for “Plastic Reduction Atlanta Day”!

Our official City of Atlanta Proclamation:  March 27 is Plastic Reduction Atlanta Day in perpetuity~

Day 2 closing reception at the CDC with notable guests Laura Turner Seydel, Dianna Cohen and Scott Seydel.



Stainless steel cups and straws – permanent plastic alternatives!


Drifters Project archive on display during symposium Day 1 at GSU.


The amazing Indigo Girl Emily Saliers brings the house down with special songs for Day 1 at GSU.



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