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Anna Turns: Go Toxic Free

Anna Turns: Go Toxic Free

Authors: Anna Turns

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 18:30-19:30

Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City

Language: English

Session No: 22 

We’re all aware of how plastic pollution is damaging our planet. But just as concerning is the invisible world of chemical pollutants – in the soil, the air, our water systems and our own bodies. Using the ‘small change, big difference’ approach, environmental journalist Anna Turns shows us how to reduce our toxic burden on the planet and protect our own health.

Turns explains the wider issue of toxic chemicals – what they are, where they’re hidden and the extent of their environmental impact, revealing the harmful substances that lurk inside our homes, exposing the scam of greenwashing and shining a light on half-truths. Sharing essential swaps and tips to avoid them wherever you can, she gives us the steps to clean up how we live, so nature can have a chance to recover. Be empowered to take positive action today!

Anna Turns is an environmental journalist specialising in sustainability issues, with 20 years’ experience working in the media, regularly contributing to the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Coast and many publications.

As you plan your day at the Festival, please take into consideration that it takes between 30-60 mins to commute between the Intercontinental, Festival City and Mohammed Bin Rashid Library.
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