Waukesha County Environmental Action League (WEAL) is sponsoring three free public screenings of the award-winning documentary film 'Trashed.'

According to a news release, 'Trashed' takes Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons across the globe as he investigates the impacts to the land, air and sea from the trash we all generate each day. Although the environmental impacts are considerable, the film also offers viable solutions to prevent pollution, preserve resources and create jobs.

The first of two local screenings, co-hosted by the Waukesha South environmental studies class, will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, April 8, in the auditorium of Waukesha South High School, 401 E. Roberta Ave. Those attending should use the auditorium entrance.

A second local screening, co-hosted by the Friends of Retzer Nature Center, will be held at at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, at the Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own reusable cups.

The third screening will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, at the New Berlin Public Library, 15105 W Library Lane, New Berlin.

To see a trailer for the movie visit the WEAL website. WEAL's waste representative, Charlene Lemoine, will lead a discussion and question-and-answer period after the screenings.

WEAL provides up-to-date environmental issues to the general public. The WEAL mission is 'to represent the Waukesha County community for the protection of Waukesha County's natural resources through a dedicated grass-roots participation and action,' according to the WEAL website.

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