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05/20/14 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
EarthTeam @ Skyline HS: Waste Action Presentation

MAY
21

05/21/14 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
EarthTeam @ Skyline HS: WasteAudit

MAY
22

05/22/14 8:45 am - 12:45 pm
EarthTeam @ Skyline HS: Waste Action Planning

MAY
27

05/27/14 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
EarthTeam @ Horner JR High: Transportation Action Reflection

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Bancroft Joins SLWRP
Bancroft Joins SLWRP

Building on a history of litter abatement, creek study, and other environmental efforts, Bancroft Middle School in San Leandro has joined the Service-Learning Waste Reduction Project. Bancroft's team is led by PE teacher and Athletic Director... Read more

Apr 08, 2014
Bancroft Middle School

American High School's Green Teams Featured on Local TV
American High School's Green Teams Featured on Local TV

American High School's Re:Use, Recycling, and Garden teams were featured in an EdTV26 Cable Access interview. Learn about the amazing work taking place at American High School from the students leading these efforts.   Read more

Mar 10, 2014
American High School

Students at Longwood Elementary transform into Recycling Team Action Heroes
Students at Longwood Elementary transform into Recycling Team Action Heroes

After 5th grade teacher Adriana Garcia at Longwood Elementary in Hayward received her class' Recycling Team Action Project Kit from StopWaste, she kicked off her classroom's recycling collection action project. Her class recognized that classroom... Read more

Feb 14, 2014
4Rs and My Wasteshed Projects

Castlemont Launches Cafeteria Waste Diversion
Castlemont Launches Cafeteria Waste Diversion

With support from EarthTeam, students in Castlemont High School's Sustainable Urban Design Academy (SUDA) Works program designed and launched a cafeteria waste diversion program in the first week of November, 2013. SUDA Works employs students... Read more

Nov 20, 2013
Castlemont High School

Chinese Educators Visit Oakland International High School
Chinese Educators Visit Oakland International High School

On Tuesday, November 5th, a delegation of educators from China visited Oakland International High School to learn more about the school's approach to environmental service-learning. Wujing Harrison from the Yigongyi Center for Nonprofits organized the visit... Read more

Nov 18, 2013
Oakland International High School

Students Celebrate Recycling Success with Pizza Party
Students Celebrate Recycling Success with Pizza Party

Ms. Ruzicka's 5th period class at Horner Junior High won a pizza party to celebrate their excellent work in the school's quarterly recycling competition. Each week, classrooms deliver recyclables to Neha Ojeda's classroom to be sorted... Read more

Nov 14, 2013
Horner Jr. High

Winged Ambassadors Program at Wood Middle School
Winged Ambassadors Program at Wood Middle School

Jennifer Stock from the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary visited Wood Middle School on Tuesday, October 29 to help the school kick off another year as a NOAA Ocean Guardian School. Stock worked with 6th grade... Read more

Nov 14, 2013
Wood Middle School

Hydration Strategies at Livermore High
Hydration Strategies at Livermore High

At Livermore High, science teacher Stephen Bailey has created a small economy working with student clubs to collect and redeem plastic bottles and aluminum cans, yet one of his main goals is to put himself... Read more

Nov 14, 2013
Livermore High School

Wood Middle School Students Present Findings at Conference
Wood Middle School Students Present Findings at Conference

On October 29, Science Teacher Jeannette Frechou and two students from Wood Middle School presented a poster entitled "Change our Disposable Plastic Waterways" at the 11th Biennial State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference in... Read more

Nov 12, 2013
Wood Middle School

Dia de los Muertos Ocean Guardian Gallery
Dia de los Muertos Ocean Guardian Gallery

Wood Middle School kicked off another year as a NOAA Ocean Guardian School with a full week of Ocean themed learning. The week culminated with a Dia de Los Muertos Ocean art and science gallery... Read more

Nov 04, 2013
Wood Middle School

2013-14-slwrp-kick-off-meeting-notes On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, teachers, students and environmental organizations from across Alameda County met at Berkeley High School to kick off the...
trashed-talk When we throw something away, where does it go? And how much does personal consumption affect other people? Trashed, released in 2012, is a documentary...
slwrp-meeting-notes-marine-debris On Wednesday, March 20, 2013, the SLWRP network met at Will C. Wood Middle School in Alameda to learn more about the impact of litter and marine debris...
transportation-action-projects EarthTeam is excited to offer schools in the SLWRP network an additional program for their students. The Transportation Action Project is a...

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irecycle@schoolSchools in Alameda County generate over 60,000 tons of landfill waste every year representing 4% of all waste sent to landfill in the county. StopWaste.Org and the Alameda County Office of Education are dedicated to helping students, teachers, and schools apply the 4Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot) to develop key academic skills and concepts while improving environmental sustainablity. The Service-Learning Waste Reduction Project (SLWRP) supports teams of teachers, staff and students at middle and high schools in setting and achieving sustainability goals at their schools and in their communities.