BALTIMORE (WJZ) – The Maryland Zoo successful Baltimore announced Wednesday it is escaped of single-use plastics, including drinking water.
All bottled drinks, including water, present are sold successful recyclable aluminum.
Zoo officials besides person made the pursuing changes to region single-use plastics from its concessions:
- Dippin’ Dots and crystal pick cups are paper;
- Condiment information cups are paper;
- All nutrient containers are insubstantial products. In the adjacent future, the Zoo volition usage washable plates, bowls and utensils astatine concession stands;
- The Zoo has 3 refillable h2o vessel stations and encourages guests to bring their ain reusable h2o bottles erstwhile they visit.
“Removing single-use integrative items from the Zoo is simply a nonstop enactment to support wildlife,” Kirby Fowler, president and CEO of the Maryland Zoo said successful a statement. “Many of our unit are besides committed to sustainability successful their ain homes and we promote our members and guests to articulation america successful reducing, oregon amended yet eliminating, single-use plastics successful our lives. Everyone who chooses to trim their usage of integrative is helping to support wildlife.”