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The River Terrace Park trap only collects floatable waste, an estimated 30 percent of the total solid waste pollution in the Anacostia Watershed.

Eco-Teen Action Network and Anacostia Watershed Society

June 19, 2019

The first of two installments about efforts to clean up the Anacostia River and encourage ... more

Youth Salon

Eco Teen Network to Fight Plastics

December 21, 2018

The Global Co Lab Network is working with the Smithsonian Conservation Commons to connect youth ... more

Clean Creeks Football Club by Robert Rutkai

Clean Creeks Football Club

December 21, 2018

I realized I couldn’t do it alone, so I called all my friends and created ... more

Youth Salon

Smithsonian and Co Lab Team Up to Launch Teen Led Eco Networks

December 21, 2018

The Co Lab and Smithsonian Conservation Commons are organizing design salons to identify teen leaders ... more

Earth Optimism Summit 2017 Inter-generational Salons

Earth Optimism Teen Eco Networks

December 21, 2018

Building on the success of six intergenerational "salons" held during the Earth Optimism 2017 summit, ... more

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Small Plastics with Large Consequences

February 17, 2017

The regulation of microbeads is saving the environment more