Oakland Technical High School

March 2, 2018

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On Feb 24th, Oakland Tech Earth Team interns joined Kennedy High, Richmond R&D, San Lorenzo High, and Oakland R&D teams in the Annual YES Conference (Youth for the Environment and Sustainability). Interns participated in a variety of activities and attended workshops all ran by students. It was a great day, and hear is what our interns had to sat about it!

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“I mostly enjoyed two events: the first event where they gave free

March 2, 2018

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Environmental Leadership to me means taking action to protect the environment in which we live in.  Every morning on my way to school, I can see the same pile of trash on the sidewalk. One day I got tired of no one picking it up that I got a trash bag and a broom and I did. I think...

March 2, 2018

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 Last year as an intern, we focused on educating the student body on the 3 bin system so that they would learn how to correctly sort waste. This year, we continued this education mission through many hours of work. My group created an educational presentation, while other groups came up with surveys and games. We also created an informational video to send out to teachers who would like to educate students without an in class presentation.

 As a repeating intern, I feel I have a better understanding of...

March 2, 2018

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The Waste Management Career Day was a bunch of people that work different positions at waste management coming to talk to us about various positions available.

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I didn’t know too much about Waste Management before this day. When I thought of Waste Management I thought of the garbage men that come every week. However, I had no idea that there are tons of different positions at waste management. For example there are...