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

America Recycles Day is Coming! November 15th

America Recycles Day is November 15th! What are YOU going to pledge to recycle?

America Recycles Day is fast approaching! Since 1997, people across the country have come together every November 15th to celebrate America Recycles Day (ARD), the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. Established by the National Recycling Coalition and managed by the non-profit Keep America Beautiful, the purpose of America Recycles Day is to

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

School’s Out, Summer is Here… Keep on Recycling!

NPHS students collect bottles and cans on campus

As we close the book on another school year, CVUSD Recycles would like to thank everyone on our campuses for their recycling efforts.  Without the support and participation of students, teachers, faculty, and parent volunteers, the program would not be a success. We would also like to remind you to keep up good recycling habits

Teen Volunteers Wanted for Creek Cleanup This Weekend


Join in the fun and make a difference this Saturday by helping remove trash and debris from a section of the Arroyo Conejo, right here in Thousand Oaks! What:  Trail & Waterway Cleanup Event When:  Saturday, May 9th Where:  625 W Hillcrest Drive (near the corner of Lynn Road and Hillcrest Drive) Advance registration is required! 

CRV Glass Recycling: How it’s Done

The Recycling Club collects materials from campus recycling containers in this mobile cart.

Welcome back and thank you for joining us for the third and final installment of the “How it’s Done” series! In case you missed it, earlier this week we explored how aluminum cans are recycled, and then we explored the recycling process for plastic bottles. Today, we’re going to find out how glass is recycled!

CRV Plastic Recycling: How it’s Done

A Mom from Madrona Elementary School helping sort CRV material.

Now that we know how aluminum cans are processed for recycling, let’s explore how plastic bottles are recycled! Just like aluminum cans, the recycling process starts with you and me, the consumers!  The bottles are then either picked up curbside by your waste hauler, such as Waste Management or EJ Harrison or transported personally to