A public agency reducing waste in Alameda County
A guide to a responsible year-end locker clean out.
Learn about the lifecycle of a plastic product and the nonrenewable resources used to make it.
Do the Rot Thing – The Simple Art of Home Composting Award winning video that demonstrates the basic steps and shares simple tips for making home composting fun and easy.
Students collect litter found on school grounds and link this litter back to natural resources.
Students learn about methods used to harvest an active worm bin at different stations while brainstorming ways to use finished worm castings.
Students will set up a worm compost bin in the classroom, maintain the bin and observe how the contents change over time.
Students learn about the process of decomposition, compost and why it’s important by setting up compost bin at school.
Students learn about worms by observing live red worms in groups and record their observations.
Students sort through compost in groups and identify different types of compost critters they observe and share their results with the class.
Students learn about the benefits of adding compost to soil as an amendment. They design and conduct their own experiment to test how compost effects plant growth.