Eeek-O Friendly Halloween


Go Green This Halloween! Halloween is a fun time of year filled with ghoulish costumes, delicious candy treats, and haunting jack-o-lanterns. But with all the synthetic costumes, individually wrapped candy treats, and plastic laden Halloween decorations, comes a significant amount of needless waste that can be a scary nightmare for the environment. But being environmentally

Global Solutions for the World’s Ocean Pollution

Ocean pollution

  By Fallon Rabin Did you know that plastic is the leading cause of pollution in our oceans? According to Associate Professor Roland Geyer, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, eight million tons of plastic enters the water every year. At a recent Clean Technology Council Workshop in Thousand Oaks, Geyer

ACE Recycle Club got a head start on Earth Day!

By Fallon Rabin The ACE Recycle Club of Thousand Oaks High spotted a dirty beach that was in need of a good cleaning! We contacted Heal the Bay and on Saturday morning of March 19th, Thousand Oaks High School’s ACE Recycle Club partnered with Heal the Bay for a beach cleanup. About 30 enthusiastic volunteers

Students,Take Action for “Zero Waste Week”!

Students for Zero Waste Week

    By Fallon Rabin   Get your school involved and participate in the Students for Zero Waste Week campaign! Zero Waste Week is a school-driven, week-long campaign to reduce land-based waste on school campuses and the community with the intention of moving towards zero waste. Attention is focused on reducing single-use plastic items and reducing your

Here is a Recycling Competition That Benefits Your School And The Environment!

K-12 Recycle Challenge

K-12 schools compete to “Keep California Beautiful”! - By Fallon Rabin, TOHS Join the “Keep California Beautiful” recycling competition to earn money for your school and help the environment! The recycling competition runs from March 1 – 31, 2016. This friendly competition promotes waste reduction activities to students, families, faculty and staff. Participating schools will track and

City of Thousand Oaks seeks ‘Eco Heroes’ for Arbor Earth Day Event

Eco Heroes Wanted for City Arbor Earth Day event

Are you, or someone you know, interested in serving your community while earning volunteer service hours? Are you eco-minded and enjoy the outdoors? Then this is a great opportunity for you! The City of Thousand Oaks is looking for ‘Eco-Heroes’ to assist at it’s annual Arbor Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 16th, 2016. This year, the free environmental event will

Teen Volunteers Clean Creek on America Recycles Day


By Fallon Rabin On Sunday, November 15, 2015, Thousand Oaks High School A.C.E. Recycling club, with the support of Heal the Bay, celebrated America Recycles Day by cleaning up Medea Creek in Agoura Hills.  An amazing crew of sixty Eco Warrior volunteers collected 570 pounds of trash and 55 pounds of recyclable materials from the

TOHS Recycle Club seeks volunteers for creek cleanup on America Recycles Day – Sunday, November 15th


By Fallon Rabin Coastal Cleanup Day has come and gone but the need for cleaning up our waterways remains. Join Thousand Oaks High’s A.C.E. Recycle Club (Alliance for Climate Education) and Heal the Bay on America Recycles Day, Sunday, November 15th, for a creek cleanup at Medea Creek in Agoura Hills. Eco Warriors of all