Operation Trash in Curtis Bay 2017

Theatre artist and educator Kathie diStefano from Rotterdam’s Avalanche Arts employs participatory techniques and theatre art to create awareness with youth and seniors about the environment through creative strategies to recycle and make smart consumer decisions to reduce waste.  Ms. diStefano collaborated with Rodette Jones, manager of Filbert Street Community Garden, to conducted several projects related to trash, recycling, composting, and healthy eating in the Brooklyn-Curtis Bay community in fall 2017, including:

Curtis Bay Rec Center
Operation Trash workshop — Nov 2, 2017
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Brooklyn branch
Composting & Trash event — Nov 6, 2017


Financial support

SB7 CoalitionPartial funding for fall 2017 activities provided by a SB7 Sagamore grant

Baltimore-Rotterdam Sister City Committee logo

We are currently soliciting funding for possible spring 2018 Operation Trash activities for the Brooklyn-Curtis Bay community.



Kathie diStefano workshop at Filbert Street Community GardenOperation Trash workshop at Filbert Street Community Garden in Brooklyn-Curtis Bay
Photo by Jaclin Paul