May 22, 2017

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On May 3rd, Interns presented to over 110 Tech Staff & Faculty for the last check in of the year. Here is what one of our interns had to say about the day!

STUDENT BLOG

This time the presentations were about the results of the 3-Bin system. There was 17% contamination in compost and 24% contamination in recycling. We found these numbers to be amazing, we expected the contamination to be much higher. We also...

May 10, 2017

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*Student Blog*

The day after Earth Day, the time when most of the youngsters are still struggling to get out of their bed. Interns, from Oakland High Earth Team, were already up. Sitting in a long white van, on their way to Wanlass Park: to plant some trees. I mean, what’s more entertaining...

April 25, 2017

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*Student Blog*

On Wednesday, April 12th, we arrived at Josie de la Cruz park. We were there for a very important thank you mission: Cleaning the park. We had previously used this park as a starting point for our litter march just a few weeks ago.

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As soon as we got there we realized how much this park needed our help. There was trash floating alongside the soccer players, cardboard on the sidewalk, and even in the trees. After the icebreaker, we quickly broke...

March 31, 2017

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*STUDENT BLOG*

On March 18th, EarthTeam, Friends of Sausal Creek and other local community members came together and for a Litter March. Friends of Sausal Creek is a volunteer-based, nonprofit, community organization committed to advocating awareness, appreciation and stewardship of Oakland’s Sausal Creek Watershed. They work to restore, maintain and protect the Sausal Creek...