November 13, 2017


October 31, 2017 was a nice change of pace for the Interns at LPS Oakland who have been working the past two weeks to complete educational flyers and brochures that they will distribute to the Downtown Oakland Community. 


The students watched a short video on the principles of the 3 R’s, reduce, reuse, recycle, and then in groups made lists of the top three litter items produced on Halloween and ways to either reduce their consumption or to reuse them.  They then, on their own, used waste materials to create...

November 3, 2017

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*Student Blog*

During one of our meetings, we decided to have a quick meeting with the custodial staff. We started out just planning the basics of what we were going to do: We had to make sure to thank them for taking the time to speak with us, as they have very busy days...

October 26, 2017

Thanks to the hard work of over 300 interns during the last 3 years, our ZeroLitter campaign has reached a milestone!  Over 60,000 pieces of litter haven been geotagged, classified AND removed from creeks and beaches and 15 school campuses all over the East Bay, from Antioch, to Pinole, Richmond, Oakland, Alameda and all the way to San Lorenzo.  Please visit our webpage where we are hosting this campaign at



October 11, 2017

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*Student Blog*

Having the opportunity to become an Earth Team repeater has honestly been nothing but a gift. I feel extremely grateful to be given the chance to work with new people sharing the same goal as we did last year. I’ve seen myself grow in numerous ways, and I can’t wait to continue on growing while helping others do so as well.

After conducting multiple audits last year, I felt pretty confident in doing our first audit with new incomers earlier last month. It brings back a...

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