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February 13, 2017

screen-shot-2017-02-08-at-11-52-19-am-1This past month, Pinole worked with Program Associate Jenna Topper to assess the waste system on campus. This including an introduction and training in the 3-Bin system, conducting a waste audit, and creating an audit report to present the findings to the Pinole High community.

Jenna has been working very hard with Oakland Tech interns and has successfully implemented the 3-Bin systems at Oakland Tech. Interns are currently...

January 20, 2017

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Antioch High Earth Team began a litter assessment of downtown Antioch starting from the high school campus and ending at the Marina. Interns collected litter and entered the data into the Zerolitter.org for a duration of 1 hour and 30 mins.; within that time frame interns collected over 300 pieces of litter. The information recorded about the density and types of litter downtown will hopefully provide the city of Antioch with additional information in order to achieve their zero litter goal by 2020.

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January 20, 2017

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If climate change is the result of humans adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, is there a way to take some of that stuff out of the air? Yes, there is! Trees absorb CO2 from the air and store the carbon in their biomass (wood). Trees are actually part of a carbon cycle: they absorb carbon during their lifetime and then release that carbon after they...

January 13, 2017

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On January 11th, Interns piled into the van to go investigate the second proposed route for our upcoming Litter March. Interns were visited by Kailyn Topper, Lead Brand Ambassador for SUJA a healthy, delicious, organic juice company based out of San Diego.

SUJA juice was the perfect treat for our interns to fuel them on their...

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