July 1 - July 31, 2018
July 1 - July 31, 2018

Plastic Free Zoo New England

Zoo New England

Zoo New England's mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.

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Team Impact

  • up to
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
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    community events
    hosted or attended
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    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
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    with people
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    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
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    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
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    pieces of litter
    picked up
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    zero-waste meals
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    waste audits
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    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
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    spent learning

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • August 1 at 7:31 AM
    I'm so glad we did this challenge as a team! A lot of the things I've been doing during the challenge are so easy to keep doing, especially since I now keep my eating utensils and metal straw in my handbag at all times. My bamboo toothbrushes will arrive soon, I've put up notices in my apartment so my roommates know what can be recycled (one...
  • August 1 at 3:20 AM
    This challenge really opened my eyes to the ways I can reduce plastic use at home and at work. The results have made me and my husband a lot more conscious of what we’re doing every day. 
  • July 31 at 6:02 PM
    I’m super bummed that I didn’t get to make my own deodorant by the end of July, but thanks to some tips and recipes found here on this feed, I will make it soon. Thanks everyone!
  • July 31 at 6:01 PM
    High five to Ed, Nora and Rachel for doing some community clean up around the zoo, Franklin Park and Scarborough Pond. There’s sooo much more to do so we should schedule another! Plastic free August!
  • July 31 at 5:59 PM
    Today is the last day. I’m so proud of our team. We really kicked some plastic butt. I’m super psyched about getting so many people thinking more about plastic and very humbled by the amount of interest and support from coworkers, friends, family and strangers!  I hope that everyone had a similar experience and I’m looking forward to continuing...
  • July 31 at 3:40 PM
    20180731_183819.jpg 1.5 MB Got my metal straws in! 

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