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Café Sci: Straw Forward

February 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Monday, 2/4, join Sustainable Pittsburgh opens in a new windowAllegheny CleanWays opens in a new windowPennsylvania Resources Council opens in a new windowConstruction Junction opens in a new window, and First Mile of Thread – International opens in a new window for an insider’s look behind the sculpture along with a panel discussion to learn how these organizations are helping to reduce plastic pollution, raise awareness, and build economies through single-use plastics. In addition to the panel, an abridged version of the documentary A Plastic Ocean will also be screened, providing a deeper look into these issues on a global scale.

The Straw Forward campaign recognizes that plastic straws are critical for people living with certain disabilities and medical conditions. The goal of this project is to foster meaningful conversations around the problem of plastic pollution.  Join us for a discussion about the sculpture and what we can do locally to help solve this globally.

Although this event is free, be sure to register so that we can prepare the room and have enough food available for purchase.


February 4, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Carnegie Science Center
1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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