Oakland Technical High School

September 29, 2016

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This past week, interns welcomed their first Guest Speaker of the year, as well as, got some training on the 3-Bin system that they will be implementing at Oakland Tech in late Fall. Interns participated in a hands-on learning activity teaching them how to properly separate into a 3-Bin system, they were also given some time to discuss together the importance...

September 23, 2016


After a long day recruiting, and tons of interviews Earth Team is extremely grateful to have such a dedicated, passionate group of 14 interns (plus one amazing volunteer) as a result! We spent our first meeting getting to know a bit about one another, and going over the program for the upcoming year. With all the logistics out of the way, our team is looking forward to diving into the...

September 12, 2016


Program Associate Jenna Topper spent all day recruiting at Oakland Tech High School presenting to 29 classes! A total of 755 students got to learn about the Sustainable Youth Internship program and were invited to apply

There was an overwhelming consensus and awareness that trash is a big problem here in Oakland, and we are looking forward to giving our future environmental leaders all the tools and resources they need to make real change in their communities and tackle waste issues both on and off campus. Can’t wait to get these students out of...

September 7, 2016

This is our very first post. In the 2017-2018 school year, LPS Oakland RD student interns will participate in an after school service-learning project to reduce contamination in the waste streams in their school & communities. This blog will serve as a platform for interns to share their work.