December 8, 2014
Gimme a break, Gimme a break, Pick me up a piece o’ that Kit Kat bar (wrapper)

The time I’ve spent with the Earth Team crew has been good. It is nice to know that even though its only cleaning our school campus, we are making steps in reducing the amount of litter. Using Instagram, we are able to create a map of the litter located around campus, to see where there is a higher concentration of litter, and think of solutions to these problems.

Earth Team has never been boring. It’s a combination of fun social...

November 6, 2014

Photo of litter found feet away from a trash bin.

In the Earthteam meeting on Tuesday, we went around the campus of our school, American High School, and recorded all of the waste bins outside on campus. We were checking to see if more bins might reduce the amount of litter on campus, so we also checked for litter near the bins too. That was just a recap of the activities on Tuesday so all of you guys can catch up.

I feel like in...

October 14, 2014
#zerolitter #plastic #beneFITbars

So I recently applied for an internship for this organization called EarthTeam. I first started EarthTeam because I needed some hours. At first I thought this would be kind of a pain. But as the weeks go on I started enjoying it more and more. At Earthteam we would do this thing call “litterati” it’s where we would pick up trash around our school and post it on the EarthTeam’s instagram with #litterati #zerolitter and the material of the...

September 17, 2014

The EarthTeam Zero Litter Project internship is getting underway at American High this Fall. Stay tuned for updates about our service learning projects to reduce litter in the community and watershed.

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