April 2, 2015

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We’re back at Lake Merritt for another Litter Blitz!

This Saturday, April 4th, 2015 EarthTeam interns from Oakland High School will be hosting our Zero Litter Blitz at Lake Merritt! 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, earn community service hours, and provide your thoughts on solutions to keeping...

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....

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....

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...

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