April 11, 2015

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Have you ever  wondered where exactly litter is hiding? Don’t you ever just want to go outside and combat litter. Well on March 28th, we did just that. On Saturday morning EarthTeam San Lorenzo headed out to John Muir Elementary School, where we met up with the Hayward Regional Parks District to help them out on their event “Keep Hayward Clean and Green”, which is where members of the community come out and do a Litter Blitz to help the fight against litter. Hayward, like many other...

April 8, 2015

American H.S. EarthTeam interns have been hard at work addressing the #1 category of trash at their school, materials associated with disposable water bottles.

  • EarthTeam Interns collected over 1000 data points of litter.
  • The most common source of litter was from disposable water bottles.
  • Interns then surveyed 226 of their peers about the water fountain.

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April 2, 2015

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We’re back at Lake Merritt for another Litter Blitz!

This Saturday, April 4th, 2015 EarthTeam interns from Oakland High School will be hosting our Zero Litter Blitz at Lake Merritt! All ages and groups are invited to participate in this great day of citizen science. bring your cell phone, Instagram, and your curiosity. Litter bags, gloves, and other materials will be provided at the event. Come have fun supporting your community at Lake Merritt. Help us map litter around the lake, earn community service hours, and provide your thoughts on solutions to keeping...

March 30, 2015

Helms EarthTeam interns created posters this week showing the items in students school lunch which can be recycled. Because Helms has a compactor for their recycling, it’s very important that no food end up in the compactor with the paper and plastics.


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