No Balloon Releases
Have you heard the balloon industry standard is to not deliberately release balloons, no matter if they are biodegradable?
Pro Environment Balloon Alliance (PEBA) was started in Australia as a grassroots movement to protect the balloon industry.
The PEBA team includes:
Brian Gray of Important Items, Perth Australia
Chris Adamo, Balloons Online, Sydney, Australia
Zoe Adams-Jones, JAZ Trading, Ormeau, Australia
Claire Geldard, The Party’s Here, Sydney, Australia
Ray Stewart, Impact Balloons Seaford, Victoria Australia
The Three Principles of PEBA
- No Balloon Releases
- Promote the Correct Disposal of Balloons
- Inform and Educate
If you have not done so yet, go to the PEBA website
to review the mission and if you agree – join PEBA. It’s FREE!
Although it is based in Australia, anyone from around the world can join the PEBA organization. Our hope is that the POWER of numbers will help environmental groups and the general public see how serious our industry is about this message.
As one United Campaign of spreading the message
For the month of October 2018, PEBA USA is having a membership drive to educate balloon professionals around the world about this important topic, and change of policy for balloon professionals world wide. If you would like to be a part of the conversation to help with promoting this mission and educating Balloon Professionals and the general public in the USA click here to join our Facebook group PEBA USA
The USA Committee:
Joette Giardina, Balloon Coach, Lakeland, Florida
Kelly Cheatle, Airigami, Rochester, New York
Larry Moss, Airigami, Rochester, New York
Kathy Buell, Balloons by Night Moods, Juneau, Alaska
Dianna Glandon, Above the Rest Event Designs, Knoxville, Tennessee
For more information about PEBA, go to your Qualatex Images Magazine for Oct/Nov/Dec 2018 and turn to page 14 and 15 for a great article.
On August 16, 2018 The Balloon Council announced
Go to Minute 12 to see Pioneers official announcement of No Balloon Releases on Q Corner
Please take a few minutes now, to go to the PEBA website. Join and then SHARE on Facebook that you are now a proud PEBA Member!
Each week of October we will share things you can do to help spread the word in our industry and with our communitie. Don’t let them GO!
As a grassroots effort, we can help stop balloon litter around the world, and educate on all the other alternative balloon decor that can be created for Celebrations, Memorials and events to mark those moments in our lives without balloon litter.
Your Partner in Success,
Joette Giardina, CBA
Mentor. Motivator. Speaker.
Your partner in Success
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