March 2, 2018

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 Last year as an intern, we focused on educating the student body on the 3 bin system so that they would learn how to correctly sort waste. This year, we continued this education mission through many hours of work. My group created an educational presentation, while other groups came up with surveys and games. We also created an informational video to send out to teachers who would like to educate students without an in class presentation.

 As a repeating intern, I feel I have a better understanding of...

March 2, 2018

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The Waste Management Career Day was a bunch of people that work different positions at waste management coming to talk to us about various positions available.

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I didn’t know too much about Waste Management before this day. When I thought of Waste Management I thought of the garbage men that come every week. However, I had no idea that there are tons of different positions at waste management. For example there are...

March 2, 2018

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Interns have been working hard trying to figure out a way to institutionalize the 3-Bin system at Tech. An idea was brought up to change Teacher Protocol by purchasing 3-Bin system dolly’s that would remove the need for anyone to dump the bins in the brute stations at the end of the day. Instead, Custodians would have...

February 23, 2018


On January 30, 2018 the dedicated interns of LPS Oakland headed to their second field site along Peralta Creek.  These green leaders devised a plan to test several locations along the creek from the upper head waters to the lowest drainage point, to assess how litter density changes as the creek moves downstream and through the city of Oakland.  Peralta Hacienda Historical Park serves as the teams mid-creek site location.

Masters now of...

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