Oakland Technical High School

June 2, 2017

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*Student Blog*

A Contamination Audit is when we sort through the 3-bins and collect data on how many things are being properly sorted and how much contamination still remains in the bins.  This last contamination audit was very important as it showed how much better our school has gotten at sorting, it...

April 18, 2017

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Over spring break, a few of our interns joined together to take a visit to the annual EarthExpo event in Downtown Oakland. It was a great time interacting with other the community and learning the diversity in ways other environmental organizations are tackling environmental issues. Here was some highlights from our attendees!

*Student Blog*

“The Earth Expo at Frank...

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...

January 13, 2017

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On January 11th, Interns piled into the van to go investigate the second proposed route for our upcoming Litter March. Interns were visited by Kailyn Topper, Lead Brand Ambassador for SUJA a healthy, delicious, organic juice company based out of San Diego.

SUJA juice was the perfect treat for our interns to fuel them on their...