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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March 9, 2015

Students at Helms Middle School have been very busy cataloging the litter on their campus using Instagram. Our website www.zerolitter.org is up and running and you can click around to see the images there. Alternatively you can view the instagram feeds of the images here and here....

March 6, 2015

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This Saturday EarthTeam interns from Oakland High School will be holding the first ever Litter Blitz at Lake Merritt in Oakland! 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, get community service hours, and provide your thoughts on solutions to the litter issue.

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