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Gift Making from Reclaimed Materials

Gift Making from Reclaimed Materials



~Article and photos submitted by Patricia Williamson On Friday, December 12th, the Alameda Community Learning Center Environmental Leadership class hosted a gift making project night with reused materials. The Environmental Leadership Class had been working for months...

Jan 06, 2015
Alameda Community Learning Center

Water Savvy Garden Design: A Case Study in San Lorenzo

Water Savvy Garden Design: A Case Study in San Lorenzo



On Friday, October 24th, a group of slightly nervous graduate students from UC Berkeley revealed their draft water-savvy landscape design plans to an expert group of San Lorenzo community members: students from San Lorenzo High...

Nov 12, 2014
San Lorenzo High School

Montera Celebrates Mr. Mike

Montera Celebrates Mr. Mike



A basic principle of reducing food waste is to make food so good that people want to eat it all up.  At Montera Middle School, Mr. Mike strives to do just that. In October, Mike was...

Nov 03, 2014
Montera

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

leaf-2015 Alameda County’s 2015 Leadership and Environmental Action Forum (LEAF) took place May 30-31 at Camp Arroyo in Livermore. Nearly 100 students from 15...
fixit-clinics-march-2015-slwrp-meeting The March 3, 2015 SLWRP network meeting focused on the topic of repair and featured a workshop hosted by Fixit Clinic founder Peter Mui. Fixit Clinics...
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...

Grants and Contests

WaysToHelp.orgWaysToHelp.org invites teens in the U.S. to apply for grants to fund their community service ideas across any one of 16 issue areas,...
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The Bee Cause Project is seeking to install 1,000 beehives in s schools to stimulate curiosity in young people about the importance of honey bees in our...
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A $1,000 will be awarded through the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF) to two high school students pursuing their interests...
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Get 100+ free tree seedlings for your school or community tree planting. Priority given to select urban areas. Apply at least 90 days before your...
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