July 1 - July 31, 2020
July 1 - July 31, 2020

Oakland Zoo

Oakland Zoo

To inspire respect for and stewardship of the natural world through saying "No to Plastics"!

Points Total

  • 120 Today
  • 1,089 This Week
  • 1,640 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    3
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    7
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    15
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    6
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    27
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    7
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    55
    minutes
    spent learning

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  • July 3 at 12:08 PM
    Absolutely! As more and more messaging about reusable straws comes out more stores and business are selling reusable straws and have stopped giving out one time use straws. 
  • July 3 at 12:06 PM
    I’ve also tried various shampoo and conditioner products. Bar shampoo is great, and that’s usually my go to for traveling. I haven’t found a bar conditioner that I like (open for suggestions). At home, I’m pretty sold on using items from Plaine Products. Their schtick is metal containers that you return for reuse. The pumps are plastic, but I’m...
  • July 3 at 12:05 PM
    I can support the movement at my school to offer washable and reusable utensils. Already one of our local schools has switched over to using reusable utensils which has been a huge win. Our Hot Lunch program is working on switching to reusable or compostable utensils and by participating in my schools leadership class I can help them make this...
  • July 2 at 5:00 PM
    Its calming and gives me a reason to go outside each day. Plus seeing the plants grow is super satisfying. 
  • July 2 at 2:14 PM
    Transitioning from traditional toothpaste tube to a less plastic alternative has taken awhile. Lots of trial and error. I tried the powder versions for awhile, but I guess I’m hooked on paste. I ended up settling on “Uncle Harry’s Toothpaste”. It comes in a glass jar with plastic lid; although the very first jar I got had a metal lid! If anyone...
  • July 2 at 11:32 AM
    Instead of throwing your disposables away after using them you can use them to make art with your family or friends, find a way to reuse them, or search for a place that can recycle the containers. Buy reusable containers to store leftovers in instead of one time plastic bags. Reusable wooden and metal containers come in all shapes and sizes so...

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