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Reuse-A-Palooza Event

Join us on Saturday, November 3, 2018 for the Aquarium’s Inaugural Reuse-A-Palooza Event!

The event will feature interactive booths where you can explore eco-friendly alternatives to single-use plastic products.

Schedule of Events
9:45 a.m. Honda Blue Cavern Dive Show
– LB Recycles Raffle Winner #1
10:30 a.m.* Lightning Talk by Erin Rowland in the Ocean Science Center
11:15 a.m. Honda Blue Cavern Dive Show
– LB Recycles Raffle Winner #2
12:45 p.m. Honda Blue Cavern Dive Show
– LB Recycles Raffle Winner #3
1:30 p.m. * Lightning Talk by Claire Mauss in the Ocean Science Center
2:15 p.m. Honda Blue Cavern Dive Show
– LB Recycles Raffle Winner #4
3:45 p.m. Honda Blue Cavern Dive Show
– LB Recycles Raffle Winner #5
4:00 p.m.* Lightning Talk by Anika Ballent in the Ocean Science Center
5:00 p.m. Honda Blue Cavern Show
– LB Recycles Raffle Winner #6
*first 3 Lightning Talk attendees get a FREE eco-friendly product from Fat and the Moon

Eco-Friendly Businesses & Informational Booths

Great Hall

Learn about the impact single use plastics have on the environment and how to avoid using them in our daily lives. Eco-Friendly products will be on display and available for purchase from the following local businesses: Calidog Pomade; Resparked Designs; Simply Straws; and the Aquarium’s Pacific Collections Gift Store. Stop by the Long Beach Recycles’ table to learn about the City’s conservation programs and enter to win one of their Eco-Friendly Gift Baskets (winners will be announced after each Honda Blue Cavern Show).

Lightning Talks

Ocean Science Center

5-7 min talks will be given by the following local plastics experts in the Aquarium’s Ocean Science Center. The first 3 guests to attend each lightning talk will win a Fat and the Moon eco-friendly product (limit of one product per guest per day).

Erin Rowland, Long Beach Department of Public Works (10:30 a.m.)
Erin is developing the city’s zero-waste plan and spearheading the Bring Your Own Long Beach campaign, which encourages residents to use avoid single use materials.

Claire Mauss, USC Environmental Science & Health Student (1:30 p.m.)
Claire helped to ban plastic straws from USC dining halls and currently serves on the university’s Sustainability Steering Committee.

Anika Ballent, Algalita Marine Research & Education Director (4:00 p.m.)
Anika guides youth through their own discoveries of plastic pollution at Algalita and will be explaining how ocean plastics created a huge swell of plastics smart people.

Top of a reusable water bottle.
Event Information
When Mon, October 22, 2018 00:00:00 Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Cost Festival activities are FREE with general admission. FREE for members. Members' guests receive 20% off admission
Tickets Members get in free. Simply show your card at the entrance.
Not a member? General admission is required. You can purchase tickets online.
Info (562) 590-3100, ext. 0
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