March 17, 2017

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Litter Surveys using Earth Team’s Zerolitter app

Alhambra Earth Team interns did not waste any time learning about our Zerolitter app. Inspired by  the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Debris Tracker, Earth Team interns now have the ability to track not only how many pieces of litter they pick up but also the litter type as well (plastics, glass, metal, etc.).

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March 10, 2017

***Student Blog***

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On Earth Day, April 22nd, Alameda Earth Team is hosting a tree planting event at Washington Park from 10am-3pm. This event is tied into the Alameda Park Districts Earth Day events. Through Earth Teams involvement in the Alameda Park Districts activities we hope to showcase Earth Teams platform to the community and especially younger children...

March 3, 2017

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*Student Blog*

After the 3-bin system was installed at Oakland Tech, our next steps were finding out how to help maintain an under 10% contamination rate and continue to make changes to the system in order to have every member of the community participating in the new shift. In order to do this we did a waste audit, sorting through garbage bags from various locations around the...

February 13, 2017

screen-shot-2017-02-08-at-11-52-19-am-1This past month, Pinole worked with Program Associate Jenna Topper to assess the waste system on campus. This including an introduction and training in the 3-Bin system, conducting a waste audit, and creating an audit report to present the findings to the Pinole High community.

Jenna has been working very hard with Oakland Tech interns and has successfully implemented the 3-Bin systems at Oakland Tech. Interns are currently...

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