Berkeley High School partnered with The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse at the end of the 2010-2011 school year to divert reusable & recyclable materials away from the landfill. Volunteers from the Depot worked with students and teachers at Berkeley High to set up sorting stations during locker clean-out events. The school of nearly 3000 students diverted nearly 3 tons of material to recycling and reuse in just one day.
The school captured over 2, viagra sale 400 pounds of reusable materials including:
- 5 pounds of pens and pencils
- 46 pounds of electronics
- 160 pounds of mirrors, games and locker organizers
- 249 pounds of clothing
- 309 pounds of books
- 451 pounds of notebooks
- 497 pounds of teaching materials
- 766 pounds of binders
The school also collected 3278 pounds of recycleable materials during the event.