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1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
http://sustainablepittsburgh.org/venue/carnegie-science-center/

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December 2017

City Planning: Riverfront Zoning Open House #3

December 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States

Please join Pittsburgh Riverfront Zoning for open houses (click here to register) to learn and talk about Pittsburgh’s riverfront zoning! They have developed a first draft informed by existing conditions, public feedback and previous planning efforts. And now need your input to help us work toward a final zoning proposal for Pittsburgh’s 35 miles of riverfront! The same information will be provided at each event, so if you can’t make the meeting closest to you please feel free to come to any of…

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January 2019

Straw Forward Exhibit

January 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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The Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program’s much anticipated Straw Forward™ Art Installation will be exhibited at the Carnegie Science Centerfrom 1/15-2/15 with an official unveiling slated for 1/15 at 10 am. Straw Forward demonstrates a community-wide collaborative effort to accelerate an important message about the global issue of plastic pollution--from a local perspective. The installation comprises more than 25,000 plastic straws collected from 37 Pittsburgh-based restaurants, nonprofits, and businesses between June and October of this year. It also includes discarded plastic-based items pulled from…

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Final days to see Straw Forward Exhibit at Science Center

January 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States

WHAT: The Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program will unveil its much anticipated Straw Forward™ Art Installation at Carnegie Science Center. Straw Forward demonstrates a community-wide collaborative effort to accelerate an important message about the global issue of plastic pollution–from a local perspective. The installation comprises more than 25,000 plastic straws collected from 37 Pittsburgh-based restaurants, nonprofits, and businesses between June and October of this year. It also includes discarded plastic-based items pulled from the banks of the Allegheny River with Allegheny…

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February 2019

Café Sci: Straw Forward

February 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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On Monday, 2/4, join Sustainable Pittsburgh , Allegheny CleanWays , Pennsylvania Resources Council , Construction Junction , and First Mile of Thread – International  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…

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Cafe Sci: Straw Forward

February 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States

Doors 6 pm; Event 7-9 pm FREE Register here Please join us for an insightful panel discussion at Carnegie Science Center’s Café Sci! Learn more about the larger issue of plastic pollution and go behind the scenes with the team that created the art installation, Straw Forward. Straw Forward is a collaborative effort of restaurants, businesses, and nonprofits to collect used and littered plastic-based items and turn them into a work of art in order to raise awareness and foster meaningful…

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