December 3, 2018

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“At long last…a day where we can get outside of the classroom and pick up some litter”, is what was going through many Kennedy H.S. interns minds as their coordinator called for an Uber to send them to the battlefield…Rumrill Blvd. & San Pablo Ave.

For weeks these intrepid interns have been sent by Earth Team to confront the EPA’s public enemy #1 – yellowed Pizza Hut receipts, Cheetos bags, and cigarette butts, but Rumrill proved to be too much for 3 interns on a make-up meeting. This required the full Kennedy Earth...

November 19, 2018

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Student Blog 

For the campus brute survey, we received a map with the location of all our sorting systems. The purpose of the brute survey was to check on our bins and observe what needed to be changed or kept at each station. The brute survey helped us understand what stations needed more recycling, landfill, and...

November 14, 2018

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Student Blog

Recently, Earth Team at Oakland Tech assessed the litter on our campus. During an after-school meeting, we went to all parts of our main campus and used the Marine Debris Tracker app to record where litter was concentrated and what specific items were most commonly dropped.

We did this to make it easier for...

October 26, 2018

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It’s nearing that time of year again; where little ones dress up as their Fortnite characters, Pixar fan favorites, and every ghoul, goblin, and grinch in between – Halloween!

The City of San Pablo offered Earth Team the opportunity to table during their family-friendly event, and Kennedy High School interns took advantage of it as if they knew which houses gave out full-size snicker bars on Halloween. And just like that...

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