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

SSA Plastic Free

Dallas Zoo

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 2,650 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    65
    pieces of plastic cutlery
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    271
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    hours
    volunteered
  • up to
    29
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    8
    petitions
    signed
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    341
    pieces of litter
    picked up
  • up to
    142
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    120
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    270
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    46
    zero-waste meals
    consumed

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  • July 17 at 8:49 AM
    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is located in the North Pacific Gyre off the coast of California and is the largest ocean garbage site in the world. This floating mass of plastic is twice the size of Texas, with plastic pieces outnumbering sea life six to one. :( 
  • July 14 at 6:10 PM
    Plastic Free July - Fun Fact (or not so fun fact) In the United States alone it is estimated that between 850 million, and over a billion toothbrushes, representing more than 50 million pounds of waste, are discarded and end up in land fills every single year.Visit Mable Bamboo Toothbrushes for a 100% biodegradable option:...
  • July 13 at 10:19 AM
    A man went home to find his home beach covered in garbage. He started picking up the trash by himself one piece at a time and others became motivated to assist. Eventually the entire community was involved in getting the trash off of the beach. Eventually they restored the beach back to 90% of what it used to be and for the first time in 20...
  • July 12 at 12:07 PM
    Just say no to single use plastics!
  • July 4 at 3:02 PM
    Spoke to a guest today about Plastic Free July and the importance of reducing your environmental footprint!  And I showed her the water bottle sling to limit the amount of bags she was using and a reusable water bottle!  She purchased 8 of them on the spot for her entire family and some of her friends!!! WooHoo!
  • July 4 at 12:46 PM
    Did you know that Indian fishermen are collecting plastic out of the ocean to build roads?! They intend to pull 25,000 TONS of plastic out of the ocean in the first 10 weeks! 

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