Oakland Technical High School

November 3, 2017

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*Student Blog*

During one of our meetings, we decided to have a quick meeting with the custodial staff. We started out just planning the basics of what we were going to do: We had to make sure to thank them for taking the time to speak with us, as they have very busy days...

October 11, 2017

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*Student Blog*

Having the opportunity to become an Earth Team repeater has honestly been nothing but a gift. I feel extremely grateful to be given the chance to work with new people sharing the same goal as we did last year. I’ve seen myself grow in numerous ways, and I can’t wait to continue on growing while helping others do so as well.

After conducting multiple audits last year, I felt pretty confident in doing our first audit with new incomers earlier last month. It brings back a...

October 11, 2017

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*Student Blog*

On Wednesday, September 22, the Earth Team interns conducted a waste contamination audit on the Upper Campus at Oakland Tech. The goal of the audit was to gauge how well students were following the three-bin system at the beginning of the school year, so we would understand what steps would need to be...

October 11, 2017

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For Tech’s second meeting the team was trained on how to sort into the 3-Bin system in preparation for the upcoming Upper Campus Contamination Audit. The group worked together on an interactive activity then tested themselves later in the meeting.

In addition to the 3-Bin sorting, interns were also trained on the Marine Debris Tracker...