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April 30, 2015

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Lake Merritt plays a vital role in the health of our watershed and communities, and as much as we depend on it, Lake Merritt depends on us. This year, Oakland High interns have been hosting a series of litter blitzes at Lake Merritt aimed at identifying community driven solutions to litter trends. Through data collection and analysis, the interns identified cigarette butts as the most common source of litter. Now they’re working with the City of Oakland...

April 30, 2015

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April 29, 2015 was our second webinar with San Lorenzo High and Pinole Valley High to discuss each other’s projects and share ideas. We were eager to have another Webinar to connect again. I felt totally confident about my commit to #ZeroLitter because I knew there were others around helping the Bay Area.

The Webinar discussion helped us as a team critically analyze our projects. For instance, Oakland High has been working on 3 different projects: Litter Around Storm Drains, Campus Behaviors & Attitudes Around...

April 27, 2015

Bottletrash

Each month, Every Monday Matters tackles a cause that needs a little TLC. And each week, they provide an activity to foster connection to that theme. This month, the theme is Green (as in environment), and this week, the activity is #ZeroLitter. It’s the perfect opportunity to for you to lead a Zero Litter Project campaign for healthier watershed. #YouMatter...

April 23, 2015

SanLorenzo

Starting with their school and then bringing it to their community, San Lorenzo interns are on a mission to eliminate major sources of litter. Perhaps not surprisingly, juice boxes are a major contributor of litter on campus. So the interns created a Change.org petition asking their school’s beverage provider to alter the juice box packaging to eliminate straws and straw wrappers,...

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