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February 12, 2018

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To end January, Oakland Tech interns joined with the AP Environmental Science Classes for a Waste Management Career day on-campus Field Trip. Interns learned about the history of Waste Management, how it operates, the many job positions and sectors throughout the organization, and opportunities for them to get involved!

Here is what our interns had to say about the day!

What did you learn today that brought you satisfaction? 

“I learned that Oakland really cares about its pollution and waste to the extent that Waste Management has clean trucks” –...

February 9, 2018

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On February 8, 2018 Alhambra High Earth Team gathered back in the classroom to collaborate and set goals and actions for the months to come.  The team has been tasked with raising awareness about the effects of litter in the Rumrill Blvd communities of Richmond and San Pablo, raising awareness about the effects of litter on their own campus, and reducing the amount litter found on Rumrill Blvd.  To date Interns have removed...

February 9, 2018

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***Student Blog***

“I’ve learned a lot about how much trash actually affects our earth and a lot more about cigarette butts. People might know that they pollute water and the earth, but I never knew they add chemicals and other toxins that can leech out into the water.  I never realized how many were being littered either.

I wasn’t expecting to get so in to this internship.  Once I really started getting involved and learning things I actually love our litter weekly meetings and our monthly events, it’s so much fun.

My favorite...

February 9, 2018

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On Saturday January 13, 2018 Earth Team’s from LPS Oakland and Skyline High School joined forces with Save the Bay to participate in their Restoration Education Program at MLK Shoreline in Oakland.  Save the Bay was founded in 1961 and has since dedicated itself to protecting the San Francisco Bay and its estuarine habitat areas.

The sun was shining and the winds were calm which made for a perfect outdoor learning environment.  The two teams mixed themselves up and participated in a range of activities from geography and watershed education and presentations...

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