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Dumpster Data Report

Dumpster Data Report



Bay Farm School teacher and Go Green Coordinator Michele Kuttner provides a periodic "Dumpster Data Report" via all-staff email to report progress and challenges related to the school's waste reduction efforts. When Kuttner arrives in the...

Sep 30, 2014
Bay Farm School

Where Do Your Clothes Come From?

Where Do Your Clothes Come From?



AP Environmental Studies students at Alameda High School produced a short video investigating the question, "Where do your clothes come from?" Their research showed that the vast majority of clothing purchased in the United States...

Sep 29, 2014
Alameda High School

Cody Tabor Wins Wood Middle School Environmental Stewardship Award

Cody Tabor Wins Wood Middle School Environmental Stewardship Award



Wood Middle School established the Environmental Stewardship Award this year to recognize excellence and outstanging contributions to the environement by a Wood Middle School Student.  Congratulations to Cody Tabor for being selected as Wood Middle...

Jun 12, 2014
Wood Middle School

Go-Green Commissioner

Go-Green Commissioner



In 2009, Irvington High School’s student government created the position of “Go-Green Commissioner” to reduce the environmental impact of student organized activities and other campus-wide events involving the school’s 2000+ students. The Go-Green Commissioner is responsible...

Jun 08, 2014
Irvington High School

Student Video Promotes New Hydration Station at Alameda High

Student Video Promotes New Hydration Station at Alameda High



Alameda High student Caitlyn Shener helped her school win an Ocean Guardian grant from NOAA to install a hydration station to easily refill reusable waterbottles. To help raise awareness about the new hydration station and...

Jun 04, 2014
Alameda High School

Artistic Reuse at Walters

Artistic Reuse at Walters



Art teacher Darlene Wilhelm is a master of creative reuse. This spring, she and her students have created a number of new projects to transform salvaged trash into treasure. One fun reuse project transformed discarded styrofoam...

Jun 01, 2014
Walters Junior High

Creative Reuse on Display at 2014 Wood Museum of History

Creative Reuse on Display at 2014 Wood Museum of History



The 13th annual Wood Museum of History opened Wednesday, March 5 at the Alameda Free Library. The museum features exhibits created by Wood Middle School’s 6th, 7th and 8th graders depicting their understanding of, “human...

May 30, 2014
Wood Middle School

2014 Alameda High Earth Day Celebration

2014 Alameda High Earth Day Celebration



~ Guest post by Janet Chen ~ Alameda High School's celebration of Earth Day this year on Friday, May 2, highlighted a particular milestone: the installation of a hydration station. With an underlying theme of informing...

May 05, 2014
Alameda High School

Eco-Matic - EarthTeam May 2012 Students of the Month

Eco-Matic - EarthTeam May 2012 Students of the Month



~Republished from EarthTeam ~ Oakland High School's EcoMatic interns are the EarthTeam Students of the Month for May 2014. What started as a simple gathering of students interested in helping green Oakland High's campus this past...

May 01, 2014
Oakland High School

Tracy Ostrum - May 2014 EarthTeam Teacher of the Month

Tracy Ostrum - May 2014 EarthTeam Teacher of the Month



~ Republished from EarthTeam ~ Tracy Ostrom is the EarthTeam teacher of the month for May 2014. Tracy has a long history of working with EarthTeam over the past 7+ years and is a environmental force at...

May 01, 2014
Skyline High School

The Change Project

The Change Project



Working in teams of four, 9th grade students at Irvington High School choose an environmental problem, research it, develop a solution, take action and report out to the community. Since the project's inception over 15...

Apr 17, 2014
Irvington High School

2014-2015-slwrp-kick-off-meeting-looking-back-looking-ahead Looking Back & Looking Ahead On Thursday, October 2 the SLWRP network met at the Davis St. Transfer Station in San Leandro to kick off the...
litterati-scavenger-hunt EarthTeam and the Service-Learning Waste Reduction Project have teamed up with Litterati to organize the Litterati Scavenger Hunt for participants of...
2014-zero-waste-youth-convergence On March 16, the 2nd annual Zero Waste Youth Convergence met at the City College of San Francisco’s Mission Campus. The event brought together Zero...
rainbow-warrior-art-exhibit On November 11, 2013, Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior visited San Francisco. As part of the visit, Greenpeace hosted a forum on art and activism which...

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The California Department of Public Health is seeking photos that document the impact of tobacco in your community.  Categories...
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The US Composting Council (USCC) announces  the annual Call for Entries for the annual International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) poster contest,...
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The United Nations Environmental Programme's Think.Eat.Save Student Challenge encourages students to fight food waste at school.  Prizes of...
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The 2014 WHALE TAIL® grants program is now accepting applications.  These grants support projects encouraging people to value and take action to...
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