Tag Archives: Sustainability Committee

Committee Spotlight: Sustainability

Debby Dunn, member of Oakland Schools Sustainability Committee, answers questions about the group’s upcoming plans for 2018.  What is the purpose of the Sustainability Committee? To research and implement best practices in reducing, reusing and recycling materials and resources to increase cost savings, operate more efficiently and demonstrate genuine social responsibility as conservators of our […]

Oakland Schools doesn’t waste time when it comes to recycling

Would it surprise you to know that in 2015 Oakland Schools recycled 7,298 pounds of recycled plastic? How about 1,260 pounds of scrap metal? Or a whopping 16,962 pounds of recycled paper? Since 2008, Oakland Schools has consistently been recycling thousands of pounds of these materials, all thanks to a recycling program implemented that year. […]