A public agency reducing waste in Alameda County
Students bring in paper items from home and work in groups to brainstorm ways to reduce the amount of paper they use.
Students learn how to reduce packaging waste by comparing products that have minimal or excessive packaging.
Students learn about the 4Rs hierarchy by classifying waste items from home that they sort into groups using the 4Rs hierarchy.
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Students learn about the 4Rs hierarchy and brainstorm ways to practice the 4Rs.
Students learn about renewable, nonrenewable and perpetual resources by looking at products made from natural resources.
Published on May 1, 2014
Food scraps become nutrient-rich compost that's used to grow crops on farms, like Terra Bella Family Farm in Alameda County.