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Brentwood Forest joins global Take 3 for the Sea movement

October 15, 2018 | IN Media Release and News | BY AVID | 3 min read

AVID Property Group’s (AVID) Brentwood Forest community in Bellbird Park will support the international movement, Take 3 for the Sea.

In partnership with Take 3, AVID is hosting a series of free local events for the broader community on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November during National Recycling Week.

As Queensland continues to take action against single-use plastic with its recent plastic bag ban, AVID is looking to influence change in each of its residential communities in collaboration with Take 3 co-founder and environmentalist Tim Silverwood.

AVID Property Group General Manager Queensland Bruce Harper said the Brentwood Forest team was eager to expand its environmental legacy by encouraging the reduction of plastic pollution in the environment.

“We are committed to sustainability here at AVID and are excited to join Take 3 in its mission to create a cleaner marine environment for future generations,” Mr Harper said.

“AVID is very pleased to be supporting the Take 3 movement and extending our commitment to supporting not only our community here at Brentwood Forest but across all of AVID’s residential communities along the eastern seaboard.

“Queensland is home to some of Australia’s most beautiful parks and bushlands, and to protect these local icons from the devastating reality of plastic pollution, we are encouraging the Bellbird Park and Greater Springfield community to join us in taking three for the sea.”

“The ‘Take 3’ message is so easy, everyone can make a difference – simply pick-up three pieces of rubbish as you leave the park, beach, waterway or anywhere and you’ve helped contribute to keeping our environment clean.”

AVID and Take 3 will host an exclusive free film screening of award-winning environmental documentary, Blue, on Friday 16 November and a community clean-up morning at Brentwood Forest’s Tucker Family Park on Saturday 17 November.

Take 3 co-founder Tim Silverwood said the environment and its wildlife faced a devastating future, unless local communities took action.

“We are at a point in time where schools, businesses and the wider community need to all work together to protect the environment for our future,” Mr Silverwood said.

“Myself and the entire Take 3 team are thrilled to be partnering with a company that is committed to sustainability and spreading the message of reducing plastic pollution in our communities.”

Take 3 is a not-for-profit organisation that encourages Australian’s to take three items of rubbish with them when they leave a public place to prevent harmful waste from making its way into our oceans, affecting marine life.

For more information on AVID Property Group’s Take 3 events, visit www.avid.com.au/take3forthesea/.

 

Exclusive Blue the film screening

What:   FREE film screening of Blue the film’ and Q&A with Tim Silverwood.

Popcorn and light refreshments provided

When:  Friday 16 November 2018, 6pm to 8:30pm

Where: Event Cinemas Springfield

Who:    Take 3 co-founder and CEO Tim Silverwood

AVID Property Group General Manager Queensland Bruce Harper

Register here

 

Community clean-up

What:   Community clean-up morning and Q&A with Tim Silverwood

FREE sausage sizzle

When: Saturday 17 November 2018, 9am to 11am

Where: Tucker Family Park, Brentwood Forest, Bellbird Park

Who:    Take 3 co-founder and CEO Tim Silverwood

AVID Property Group General Manager Queensland Bruce Harper

Register here

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