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Conservation: Single-Use Plastic Substitutions

Conservation

Conservation: Single-Use Plastic Substitutions

Thank you to everyone who participated in Plastic Free July! For those of you still looking for inspiration year-round, the following are some great ideas that CuriOdyssey staff shared. A great way to lead your family conservation plan and try living waste free is to start with simple substitutions! It’s never too early to practice sustainability…

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Plastic and Your Health

Plastic packaging is everywhere-it covers the items that we buy at the store, it is wrapped around our food, and it is used as cushioning for items that we order online. While plastics have become a convenient product to use for shipping and storing items, studies are cropping up that share a different side to…

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What is Single-Use Plastic?

What is single-use plastic? While you may not have heard the term “single-use plastic” before, you are most likely familiar with items that count as single-use plastics, such as cling wrap, Ziploc bags and plastic straws. Single-use plastics are items that are made of plastic that are meant to be used just one time before…

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Our Clothing: The Hidden Source of Plastic Pollution

It’s time to acknowledge the plastic in our clothing. About 60% of the clothing worn globally is made from plastic-based fabrics like polyester, spandex, nylon, fleece, and more. When we wash these fabrics, they shed tiny pieces of plastic that are too small to be caught by water filtration systems. This is the #1 source of…

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Tips for Packing A Plastic-Free Lunch  

Tips for packing a plastic-free lunch!   The average student produces about 67 pounds of waste from their lunches each school year (EPA). That means we have a big opportunity to reduce the amount of waste heading to our landfill each year by taking a few simple steps! Things to try: Re-use containers and jars from…

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What is Falconry?

Falconry: The Ancient Technique of Hunting Wild Animals by using Trained Birds of Prey. How old is Falconry? What are some modern examples? Visual tool: check out this timeline from PBS! The earliest evidence of falconry in recorded history is 2205 BC China. Records refer to falcons as royal gifts in the Heian dynasty in…

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Make Edible Water Bottles

How to make edible water bottles at home! CuriOdyssey guests got to try edible water bottles at our May First Friday Family Night. Through the process of spherification, this activity will create an edible, gelatinous membrane around a blob of water! Your family can think about design solutions for environmental problems as you experiment with this possible substitute…

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What is Plastic Free July?

This month CuriOdyssey is celebrating Plastic Free July! This is an international initiative that began in Australia with a mission to become “a global movement that dramatically reduces plastic use and improves recycling”. While plastic is a super-convenient product that has shaped our modern lives, it has been over-used and we now rely on it…

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Genentech Volunteers Remove Invasive Plant

Fifteen volunteers from Genentech spent over two hours working with CuriOdyssey to remove invasive species from Coyote Point Park. Demonstrating dedication to their community, Genentech volunteers joined CuriOdyssey Science Educator Cat B. Wednesday, June 15, 2018 to take on a well-known threat to native species: LIRA. Limonium ramosissimum, or LIRA, plant removal has been a focus…

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2018 Commuter Challenge

The 2018 Commuter Challenge at CuriOdyssey. Reducing Our Carbon Footprint. Did you know? The Bay Area Commuter Challenge is an annual event! The Bay Area Commuter Challenge runs during April & May every year. CuriOdyssey strives to be a leader in conservation and sustainability in our community. We are committed to taking action to help ensure a more sustainable…

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