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March 2, 2018

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Interns have been working hard trying to figure out a way to institutionalize the 3-Bin system at Tech. An idea was brought up to change Teacher Protocol by purchasing 3-Bin system dolly’s that would remove the need for anyone to dump the bins in the brute stations at the end of the day. Instead, Custodians would have...

February 27, 2018


Patricia Alvarado  

Written by: Patricia Alvarado

Today I will be talking about Arthi’s visit. Arthi showed us a video about reducing the usage of cars. The way it showed us was there were six lanes. All of the lanes were used up by cars. Then it showed us people sitting on the ground without cars, people on bikes, buses, and a train like Amtrak or BART.

Each time it would show people on bikes, buses, or trains we would notice how much more space there would be on the street. With that space,...

February 23, 2018


At their last meeting, Kennedy Earth Team students enjoyed time working outside in the sun. Each student researched the environmental impact of one step in our transportation system. They then presented their findings to the group.

I learned that fracking uses a lot of natural resources like water. – Itzel


February 23, 2018


On January 30, 2018 the dedicated interns of LPS Oakland headed to their second field site along Peralta Creek.  These green leaders devised a plan to test several locations along the creek from the upper head waters to the lowest drainage point, to assess how litter density changes as the creek moves downstream and through the city of Oakland.  Peralta Hacienda Historical Park serves as the teams mid-creek site location.

Masters now of...

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