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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March 16, 2015

Here’s a little preview of students’ digital art which will be on display around the community, raising awareness about the litter students documented on their campus and how that litter affects marine ecosystems.


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March 10, 2015

Hi, my name is Aneha, a junior currently attending American High School in Fremont. A few months back, my AP Environmental Science teacher recommended Earth Team as being a great opportunity to invest myself into a field of study that focused on the importance of a healthy environment as well as the detrimental effects of litter. Recently, one of our activities included making a litter bingo card that other students could use to not only win a prize, but also to aid in the effort of having a clean campus and by doing so, understanding the damaging consequences litter...

March 9, 2015

This week students decided to examine their school’s trash and recycling bins. If they are going to ask students to throw items in the trash so they avoid becoming litter, and eventually marine debris, they need to know which bin items should go in.


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