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L.A. Zoo - Angeleno Plastic Eliminators (APE)

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  • June 23 at 6:05 PM
    I find that i cannot get the last drops of creams and shampoos in squeezable containers out. When it gets to that point I cut the container in half (perpendicular to the nozzle) and can then dip out the remaining creme for successive uses. It is amazing to see how much we inadvertently toss rather than fully utilize! Using the last drop reduces...
  • June 17 at 4:29 PM
    In today’s LA Times, staff writer Susanne Rust wrote a story on the plastics ban California that could become law this fall if we vote the right way. Here is a link to the article. (I’m not sure if you can view it if you’re not a subscriber. It is a good idea to support the LA Times if you can. Without a free press you can’t have democracy. Now...
  • June 17 at 4:09 PM
    Grow a garden in your backyard, it can be done! Some of the benefits include: Grow your own fruits and vegetables. Create an environment for wild life to thrive. An opportunity to show newer generations how food grows, and to teach them that it is not just a matter of going to the supermarket. Reduce your stress from constantly looking at...
  • June 17 at 9:05 AM
    Writing to let you know that Californians will likely get the chance to vote on a plastics ban this November - see the article in today's LA Times...
  • June 16 at 9:00 PM
    I didn't know I could recycle contact lenses and blister packs until this challenge. Contacts and blister packs are probably most of my plastic waste so I'm really excited to start recycling them.
  • June 14 at 2:29 PM
    I ordered reusable (and machine washable!) produce bags.  I have always wanted to do this, but this challenge encouraged me to follow through. I found a 15 pack with 3 different sizes for $12.00. 

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